Adapting Laboratory Diagnostics to a Changing Landscape

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As technologies evolve for HLA genotyping and antibody detection, so too is the modern transplant laboratory adopting new assays, protocols, and software to manage growing demand and improve patient care. This presentation will discuss advancements in several areas that may generate better data in more efficient ways, including improved workflow and performance in NGS assays, extended coverage in tests for donor-specific antibodies, and increased software integration for easier data management.

Moderator: John Lunz, PhD | LifeLink Foundation – Tampa, FL

Speakers:
AllType FASTplex NGS v2: Our HLA Laboratory Experience
Ahmed Mostafa, MD, PhD, D(ABHI), F(ACHI)
St. Paul’s Hospital - Saskatoon, Canada
 
Filling in the gaps: A Single-Center Experience with ExPlex
Kelley Hitchman, M.S., Ph.D., D(ABHI), F(ACHI)
University Health System - San Antonio, TX
 
UNOS Kidney Allocation: The Evolving Landscape
Cathi Murphey, PhD, HCLD/CC(ABB)
Southwest Immunodiagnostics, Inc. – San Antonio, TX