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July 4, 2011

Calculated PRA: initial results show benefits for sensitized patients and a reduction in positive crossmatches


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Panel reactive antibody (PRA) has been the common measure of sensitization for transplant patients that estimates the likelihood of finding a crossmatch-compatible donor. However, estimates using class I or class II PRA values makes it difficult to estimate the actual probability of finding a suitable donor. The calculated PRA (CPRA) is a readout of unacceptable […]

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