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HLA

abbr.
human leukocyte antigen
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HLA

human leukocyte antigen: any of a complex of genetically determined antigens, occurring on the surface of almost every human cell, by which one person's cells can be distinguished from another's and histocompatibility established.
[1970–75]
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Yangon Region, Kyauktada Township, deputy township administrator from General Administration Department, Myo Myint, registered a case against Hla Swe aka Bullet for his alleged role in criticizing and put blaming implicitly on the head of state and top government leaders at a protest demonstration against sanctions imposed by the US government against top Tatmadaw (Defence Services) officers, held on August 3 in front of Yangon Town Hall.
Although there are a limited number of studies on HLA tissue group analysis and clinical use in the pediatric patient group in the literature, a study is not yet available in the adult age group.
The HLA-B allele has been associated with HIV infection progression, in comparison to other HLA alleles.
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Although the association between HLA genes and SLE has been widely evaluated, the results are not often reproducible, and most studies are limited by small sample sizes and genetic heterogeneity.[12],[14],[15] It is universally recognized that individual studies in small sample size may have not enough statistical power to detect a small risk factor or give a fluctuated estimation.
Relationships between the human leukocyte antigen (HLA) complex and MD have been extensively investigated; however, the candidate HLA genes have varied worldwide (table 1).
The aim of this study was to investigate the role of HLA Class II DRB1 in susceptibility to psoriasis vulgaris and other forms of psoriasis in Iraqi patients and to contribute to the data related to HLA and psoriasis.
The results of HLA typing are used to inform clinicians about histocompatibility between a patient and donor blood or organs.
An interaction between organic solvents, carriage of HLA-DRB1*15, and absence of HLA-A*02 was seen for MS risk among both ever and never smokers (similar to the previously reported gene-environment interaction involving the same MS risk HLA genes and smoke exposure).
Our finding was similar to previously described HLA typing data in Kinh Vietnamese population [15].
HLA molecules have a relevant role on the control of HIV infection.