The 2022 spring Newsletter has been published and is completely dedicated to the introduction of the virtual crossmatch in Eurotransplant.
We would like to thank all participants of the 2021 virtual Extramural meeting for their attendance and for all the questions and comments we received. Please find the report of the meeting in our meetings section.
Herewith, we invite you to join the 2nd virtual ET Tissue Typers Extramural meeting on Friday 26th of November 2021, from 10:00 – 12:00, hosted through Microsoft Teams. We will discuss the 2020 patient based cases, news from the TTAC and the upcoming virtual crossmatch. The meeting will be concluded with a scientific presentation on antibody-verified eplets.
Registration is required; please see the ETRL 2021 Autumn newsletter for more information. Certificates will be sent by e-mail after the meeting.
The 2021 autumn Newsletter has been published and contains information on the 2nd virtual Extramural meeting, the developments on the HML data standard in ET, as well as EPT news and the EPT shipment dates for next year.
A new paper regarding the AM program has been published in Frontiers of Immunology as part of the research topic Sensitization and Desensitization in Organ Transplantation. The article describes the AM program and contains new data on AM offer and transplant rate, as well as the 15 year graft survival in the AM program. The paper can be found here.
The 2021 spring Newsletter has been published and contains information on a number of changes in the AM program, the results from the recent survey on future HLA typing data communication, and some changes in the EPT website.
Please note that there will be a change of location for the shipment of samples. Phone numbers remain unchanged.
From the 3rd of February 2021 please send sera from AM program candidates to:
ETRL, M.J.H. van der Linden
LUMC, reception HLA laboratory
Internal postcode L2-Q
2333 ZA Leiden
We would again like to thank all participants of the 2020 virtual Extramural meeting for their attendance and for all the questions and comments we received. Please find the report of the meeting in our meetings section.
The dates for the various EPT exercises for 2021 have been sent to the participating laboratories and have been published on our website. In case one of these dates interferes with some special events, please inform us as soon as possible.
|Shipping date||Typing Dispatch (n)||Deadline Typing/XM Report||Crossmatch Dispatch*||Screening Dispatch*||Deadline screening Report|
|23-02-2021||3||09-03-2021||EPT-XM-A, B, C||EPT-Scr-A-L||06-07-2021|
|13-04-2021||3||27-04-2021||EPT-XM-D, E, F||x||x|
|15-06-2021||3||29-06-2021||EPT-XM-G, H, I||x||x|
|21-09-2021||3||05-10-2021||EPT-XM-J, K, L||x||x|
|Extra shipment 2021||Deadline XM/Typing||Deadline Screening|
The results of the Eurotransplant EPT on typing and crossmatching, samples 2020 19/20/21 and 2020 22/23/24 are published on the EPT website (www.etrl.org).
In case of inconsistencies, please inform us as soon as possible.