Pretransplant Donor-Specific Antibodies Detected by Single-Antigen Bead Flow Cytometry Are Associated With Inferior Kidney Transplant Outcomes

Singh N, Djamali A, Lorentzen D, Pirsch JD, Leverson G, Neidlinger N, Voss B, Torrealba JR, HofmannRM, Odorico J, Fernandez LA, Sollinger HW, Samaniego M

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21293194

 

Sixty-seven percent of negative CDC-XM had detectable DSA using single antigen beads with a low cutoff and showed lower AMR-free survival compared to DSA negative patients.