HLA homozygosity and the risk of related-donor transfusion-associated graft-versus-host disease.

@article{McMilin1993HLAHA,
  title={HLA homozygosity and the risk of related-donor transfusion-associated graft-versus-host disease.},
  author={K D McMilin and Richard L. Johnson},
  journal={Transfusion medicine reviews},
  year={1993},
  volume={7 1},
  pages={37-41}
}
Based on the prevailing interpretation of recent data implicating donor homozygosity for an HLA haplotype shared with a heterozygous recipient, it is our conclusion that the risk of TA-GVHD for a sibling of the blood donor is about half that of a parent or a child, and the risk for a grandparent, a grandchild, or a blood-related aunt, uncle, niece, or… CONTINUE READING