Sequence-Based Typing for Platelet alloantigens

  • Shun-Chung Pai
  • Liang-In Lin
Part of the Methods in Molecular Biology book series (MIMB, volume 1310)


Human platelet antigen (HPA) typing is largely performed by use of DNA-based techniques in patients that require assessing the risk of HPA alloimmunization. In this chapter, HPA typing by sequencing-based typing (SBT) techniques is described.

Key words

Human platelet antigen (HPA) Sequence-based typing (SBT) 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Taiwan Blood Services FoundationTaipeiTaiwan
  2. 2.Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences and Medical Biotechnology, College of MedicineNational Taiwan UniversityTaipeiTaiwan
  3. 3.Department of Laboratory MedicineNational Taiwan University HospitalTaipeiTaiwan

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