Expert Review 08
Overcoming limitations in the detection of mixed chimerism by Dr. Dan Hauzenberger
This paper highlights the importance of chimerism as a diagnostic tool for clinicians treating transplanted patients. Furthermore, the evolution of novel diagnostic tools for early detection of mixed chimerism is discussed. The recent development of NGS technology offers the possibility to analyse mixed chimerism with both sensitivity, as well as accurate and precise determination.
This paper is authored by Dr. Dan Hauzenberger, Medical Director of the Section for Transplantation Immunology at Karolinska University Hospital, Sweden.
What you'll learn
Importance of detecting mixed chimerism
Methods for detection of mixed chimerism
Recent development of NGS technology and its possibilities