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Histocompatibility Testing MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Histocompatibility Testing
Tree Number(s)
E01.370.225.812.385
E05.200.812.385
E05.478.594.385
Unique ID
D006650
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006650
Annotation
human or animal; do not confuse with HEMOCOMPATIBILITY TESTING see MATERIALS TESTING
Scope Note
Identification of the major histocompatibility antigens of transplant DONORS and potential recipients, usually by serological tests. Donor and recipient pairs should be of identical ABO blood group, and in addition should be matched as closely as possible for HISTOCOMPATIBILITY ANTIGENS in order to minimize the likelihood of allograft rejection. (King, Dictionary of Genetics, 4th ed)
Entry Term(s)
Crossmatching, Tissue
HLA Typing
Tissue Typing
NLM Classification #
WO 680
Previous Indexing
Transplantation Immunology (1966-1967)
Public MeSH Note
70
History Note
70(68)
Date Established
1970/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2011/06/24
Histocompatibility Testing Preferred
HLA Typing Related
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