Evidence of immune tolerance to blood group antigens in a case of ABO-incompatible pediatric liver transplantation.

Abstract

In a 12-year-old patient with blood group O, who had received a partial liver graft 10 years ago from his father with blood group A, the levels of anti-A-specific antibodies (Abs) were persistently undetectable after the transplantation, while the levels of anti-B-specific Abs gradually increased and attained a plateau. Peripheral blood mononuclear cells… (More)

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