tissue typing

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Noun1.tissue typing - a series of diagnostic tests before an organ transplant to determine whether the tissues of a donor and recipient are compatible
diagnostic assay, diagnostic test - an assay conducted for diagnostic purposes

tis·sue typ·ing

n. tipificación, clasificación por tipo; tipificación de tejido.
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Tenders are invited for Tissue Typing Supplies and realted items
With the deal, Thermo Fisher Scientific will now better position itself in the buoyant transplant diagnostics market and expand its portfolio of immunosuppressant assays by adding One Lambda's tests for tissue typing and antibody detection, the buyer's president and CEO Marc Casper said.
He was awarded for his dedication and achievements in clinical research for tissue typing and transplantation.
UCLA gave me the opportunity to do the research that led to the development of tissue typing.
The instrument has been integrated into tissue typing workflows through a validation process set by the HLA typing community.
n Tissue typing - saviour siblings Parents can use PGD to identify embryos with a tissue type matching a sick child which can then be used to treat children who suffer from serious and life-threatening diseases which require tissue or cells which are a genetic match.
As donors gave blood, they wanted an extra sample to be taken for tissue typing and the donor's name and details added to a bone marrow registry, so patients and families like themselves would find it easier to locate a potential donor.
Dismissing the challenge the Law Lords held that the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority had done nothing illegal in allowing the tissue typing.
But yesterday five Law Lords who heard the case in March ruled unanimously that the practice of tissue typing to create babies to help siblings could be authorised by the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority.
This past July, the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority, Britain's regulatory agency for reproductive technologies, reversed a controversial section of its policy on preimplantation generic diagnosis for tissue typing.
This tissue typing is to select embryos before you transfer them during IVF.
The tissue typing necessary to ensure the match could be carried out at the same time as the thalassaemia test without any extra risk to the embryo.

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