The Induction of IgM and IgG Antibodies against HLA or MICA after Lung Transplantation
Paantjens, Annelieke W. M.
van de Graaf, Ed A.
Kwakkel-van Erp, Johanna M.
van Ginkel, Walter G. J.
van Kessel, Diana A.
van den Bosch, Jules M. M.
Otten, Henny G.
- Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
(issn: 2090-1836, eissn: 2090-1844)
Research Article | Diseases of the respiratory system | RC705-779 | Article Subject
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 ...