Saving time on HLA testing’s final compatibility check

What would you give for a little more time? Take a vital task that you do every day, every week, or every month, and do it about three times faster—with no effect on the quality of the outcome. No, this is not another comfort-food recipe from Rachael Ray’s best-selling series of “30-Minute Meals” cookbooks. This is the story of how a growing number of histocompatibility laboratories are optimizing a test that can detect low concentrations of donor-specific human leukocyte antigen antibodies and help avoid post-transplant organ graft failure.

My latest in CAP TODAY. Read the whole shebang.