The Kidney for Life program uses the latest generation of DNA sequencing technology to find the best matches between donors and patients.
The most effective method of determining the best match is by comparing eplets. The lower the eplet mismatch between the donor and the patient, the better the match. The better the match, the longer the kidney will last.
Why is the Kidney for Life Program Important for You, the Patient?
The higher the eplet mismatch between the donor and the recipient, the higher the likelihood of a rejection episode and a kidney failure.
WHICH DONOR IS MORE LIKELY TO START AN IMMUNOLOGICAL FIRE?