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
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tis·sue typ·ing

n. tipificación, clasificación por tipo; tipificación de tejido.
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Olerup QTYPE provides tissue typing laboratories with the most suitable product for real time HLA typing of donors and recipients of organ transplants.
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. At many other universities, I would not have had that kind of freedom in the lab.
"The laboratory takes up more than half the budget because tissue typing is a very expensive operation and the cost of materials needed for tissue typing is very expensive," he said.
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.
It was not until 2001 that the Government realised the necessity for the registries and agreed to pay pounds 5m towards tissue typing and maintenance - the goal Mr Humphries and Mr Thomas hoped for when they first began fund-raising.
LONDON -- Britain's highest court ruled April 28 that "tissue typing," a technique to test whether an embryo would grow into a child whose tissue would match that of a sibling, was lawful under existing legislation.
Five Law Lords yesterday ruled unanimously that the practice of tissue typing to create babies to help siblings could be authorised in the UK by the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority.
Dismissing the challenge the Law Lords held that the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority had done nothing illegal in allowing the tissue typing.

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