A tolerance test for organ graft recipients


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Title A tolerance test for organ graft recipients
Period 01 / 2007 - 01 / 2011
Status Current
Research number OND1316316
Data Supplier Nederlandse Organisatie voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek (NWO)


In a subgroup of organ transplant recipients immunosuppressive drugs can be withdrawn without rejection. However, withdrawal of immunosuppression is not ventured routinely, since it cannot be predicted which patients will reject their graft. Developing a tolerance test, that quantifies specific T-cells in the circulation that cause rejection, is the solution.

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D21800 Immunology, serology
D23310 Surgery

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