Transplantation of the sensitized patient: Histocompatibility testing

Robert A. Montgomery, Mary S. Leffell, Andrea A. Zachary

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


A component necessary for successful transplantation of the sensitized patient is timely and high quality support from the histocompatibility laboratory that helps guide selection of the best route to transplantation and the clinical care of the patient. Responsibilities of the laboratory include risk assessment, HLA typing, and accurate antibody characterization.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationTransplantation Immunology
Subtitle of host publicationMethods and Protocols
PublisherHumana Press Inc.
Number of pages9
ISBN (Print)9781627034920
StatePublished - 2013

Publication series

NameMethods in Molecular Biology
ISSN (Print)1064-3745


  • Antibody monitoring
  • CDC crossmatch
  • Desensitization
  • Flow cytometric crossmatch
  • Kidney paired donation
  • Risk assessment
  • Sensitized patients
  • Solid phase immunoassays
  • Virtual crossmatch

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Molecular Biology
  • Genetics

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