The Induction of IgM and IgG Antibodies against HLA or MICA after Lung Transplantation

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Paantjens, Annelieke W. M.; van de Graaf, Ed A.; Kwakkel-van Erp, Johanna M.; Hoefnagel, Tineke; van Ginkel, Walter G. J.; Fakhry, Farzia; van Kessel, Diana A.; van den Bosch, Jules M. M.; Otten, Henny G.; (2011)
  • Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
  • Journal: Pulmonary Medicine,volume 2,011 (issn: 2090-1836, eissn: 2090-1844)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3166568, doi: 10.1155/2011/432169
  • Subject: Research Article | Diseases of the respiratory system | RC705-779 | Article Subject
    mesheuropmc: humanities

The production of IgG HLA antibodies after lung transplantation (LTx) is considered to be a major risk factor for the development of chronic rejection, represented by the bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome (BOS). It has recently been observed that elevated levels of IgM ... View more
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