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Testing for transplant

Started this discussion. Last reply by MrsCora Jan 11. 1 Reply

How many times do they test HLA blood cross match? My husband and I went through 27 months of testing. We were congratulated and told to go out and celebrate in July. I was even taken off the…Continue

Wait time for kidney transplant

Started this discussion. Last reply by Donna Feb 26, 2017. 7 Replies

Hi I got the call last week that I was added to the list to receive a kidney. Can anyone tell me how long they waited for a kidney and how much time do they give you to get to the hospital? ThanksContinue

 

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MrsCora replied to Donna's discussion Testing for transplant
"Different centers have different frequency of testing for crossmatch. Ultimately, everyone will test you and the donor at the last minute right before surgery. The sad truth is that that status can change without warning. While it was a long time…"
Jan 11
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Testing for transplant

How many times do they test HLA blood cross match? My husband and I went through 27 months of testing. We were congratulated and told to go out and celebrate in July. I was even taken off the transplant list because I was getting my husbands kidney. Had HLA blood cross match done in sept and was told in november that my husband wasn't negative enough. In the test it is either negative or positive. The test results showed negative but the doctors said that he wasn't negative enough!??? That is…See More
Jan 10

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