Study implicates antibody in kidney transplant failure

09/25/2013 | HealthDay News

A study reported in the New England Journal of Medicine found kidney transplant patients with a specific type of anti-HLA antibody -- one that binds with the C1q immune protein -- were at an increased risk of transplant failure. The findings suggest a possible route for identifying high-risk patients and pairing them with better donors, researchers said.

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