Sentence Examples

  • A donor's and a recipient's HLA types should match as closely as possible to prevent the recipient's immune system from attacking the donor's marrow as a foreign material that does not belong in the body.
  • The closer the HLA match between a bone marrow donor and recipient, the lower the chances that the recipient's body will reject the transplanted tissue.
  • Human Leukeocytic Antigens (HLA) molecules are found on the surface of human white blood cells and help to coordinate the immune response.
  • They will be tissue-typed to determine whether their bone marrow has the same human leukocyte antigens (HLA) as the affected child.
  • In addition to siblings, another choice is bone marrow from one of the parents, who shares half the affected child's HLA antigens.