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17 H-OL ► ONLINE ◄ Recipient DSA Harming Renal Transplants = 2 hours in: Histocompatibility

17 H-OL ► ONLINE ◄ Recipient DSA Harming Renal Transplants = 2 hours in: Histocompatibility


Lab Area:  Histocompatibility

  ► EXPIRES on:  Jan. 31, 2021


This course meets the following RENEWAL requirements: 

  • Florida’s 1-hour minimum requirement 
  • ASCP’s  remaining points in other lab area interest 
  • Other national and/or state license needs 


This course discusses the background for this article, including the findings of previous studies; the criteria for selecting patients for this study; testing for serum HLA Ab, sCD30, and DSA positivity; the risk of graft loss during the first 3 post- transplant years; a diagnostic tool to differentiate between harmful and harmless DSA; the type of DSA that was detected in only 5 of the 58 sCD30 positive high-risk patients; and the graft survival rates between pre-transplant DSA positive, sCD30 negative patients and DSA negative patients. 


 

Article used:  “Donor-specific antibodies require preactivated immune system to harm renal transplant”, by Süsal, et al, in EBioMedicine, courtesy of Elsevier, 2016  (13 pages).



Total of 2-hours / 2-points in:

  • Histocompatibility

   N O T E:  This IS an ONLINE course for $15.00, which includes:  

  • The above article + the quiz (via the e-mailed access code)  &  immediately print the Certificate of Completion (upon scoring 70% or greater).
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