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Author Topic: IVF with PGD (Probes for HLA Match)  (Read 154 times)
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« on: March 08, 2018, 02:08:07 PM »

Hello All,

We are pursuing IVF with PGD for future children. Our probes are made for the Thal Major + HLA typing , but on the HLA side they indicated they were unable to select probes on my husband's allele to cover the following Class 1 HLA Genes: HLA-F, HLA-G, HLA-A, HLA-E. So there is a possibility that embryos designated as a match may not actually be a 100% match. They're telling us to talk to a transplant physician (we don't have one yet as we don't know when we will actually move forward with the BMT).

I'm trying to understand the implications of this on my own- but I would think it very unlikely that they wouldn't find the closest possible match?
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