Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Human Leukocyte Antigen (HLA)

Edited by Batool Mutar Mahdi

University of Baghdad

This book is a concise review of medically important applications of Human Leukocyte Antigen (HLA) in medicine. It covers both basic knowledge of HLA and its main clinical applications in medical practice. Its two major aims are to assist students who are preparing for clinical immunology examinations, and to help people who want to understand more about this subject with brief and flexible sources of information. This book presents current, medically important information on the rapidly changing field of tissue typing and its relation with diseases. It includes updated information on such topics as tissue typing in medicine and transplant immunology.

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Human Leukocyte Antigen (HLA)Edited by Batool Mutar Mahdi

Published: March 13th 2019

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.73938

ISBN: 978-1-78985-762-7

Print ISBN: 978-1-78985-761-0

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83962-078-2

Copyright year: 2019

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5996 Total Chapter Downloads

3 Crossref Citations

6 Dimensions Citations


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1. Introductory Chapter: Concept of Human Leukocyte Antigen (HLA)

By Batool Mutar Mahdi


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2. HLA Allele Frequencies in Pediatric and Adolescent Multiple Sclerosis Patients

By Maria Anagnostouli and Maria Gontika


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3. Donor-Specific Anti-HLA Antibodies in Organ Transplantation: Transition from Serum DSA to Intra-Graft DSA

By Tsukasa Nakamura, Hidetaka Ushigome, Takayuki Shirouzu and Norio Yoshimura


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4. HLA Class II Allele Polymorphisms and the Clinical Outcomes of HBV Infection

By Shuyun Zhang


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