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What would be the basis for being a kidney donor match?

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Dr. Kalyani Perumal
Nephrology and Dialysis 29 years experience
Blood, Tissue match: Blood group and tissue match.Here are the websites for more information http://www.transplantliving.org/living-donation/being-a-living-donor/ and tissue match. http://www.unos.org/docs/living_donation.pdf.

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Please help! what is the basis for being a kidney donor match?

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Dr. George Klauber
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1st same blood type: Then blood is tested to see if donor ; recipient white cells match so that risk of post-transplant kidney rejection by recipient is minimized.

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