Donor Registries and Search Strategies [chapter]

Carolyn K. Hurley, Machteld Oudshoorn, Michelle Setterholm
2012 Msphere  
The optimal donor of hematopoietic progenitor cells shares alleles of the major histocompatibility genes with the recipient. This chapter describes the strategies aimed at identifying such a matched donor from registries of volunteers or from umbilical cord blood banks.
doi:10.1007/978-1-61779-842-9_30 pmid:22665254 pmcid:PMC3612349 fatcat:fnwzktfnofeunm5ga3f6vrso6y