COVID-19 test
Instagram Facebook
ivfriga@ivfriga.eu
ivfriga@ivfriga.eu COVID-19 test
COVID-19 test ivfriga@ivfriga.eu

HLA Typing

HLA-tipēšana(recip-donors)

What is HLA?

HLA (Human Leukocyte Antigen) is a human leukocyte antigen or a tissue compatibility antigen. Antigens are proteins found on the outside of all cells in human body. HLA are necessary for the body to be able to recognise foreign cells (bacteria, viruses, cancer cells, any donor material, etc.) and also to recognise its own cells and tissues. When HLA get into the body they trigger the immune response to destroy foreign cells. It is a protective mechanism of the body.

What is HLA typing?

Usually HLA typing is used to establish donor/recipient match in transplantation.

In reproductive medicine, it means finding out whether the recipient and the egg donor are a match before fertilising the egg with a donor’s or partner’s sperm with consequent embryo implantation in the uterus. HLA typing of the recipient and egg donor is a new and unique method of testing in reproductive genetics.

iVF Riga Genetics Centre Lab offers HLA typing: https://genetikascentrs.lv/pakalpojumi/genetiskas-analizes/hla-tipesana/

Cookies Notice

We use cookies to provide a personalized user experience and marketing. By continuing to use this site, you agree to the use of cookies. See our privacy policy for more information.

Call us (Working hours 09:00 - 17:00)

(+371) 67 111 117 (+371) 25 641 022

Write to us

ivfriga@ivfriga.eu
Customer survey
 
Copyright 2021, iVF Riga.
Web development: