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Assessing a single targeted next generation sequencing for human leukocyte antigen typing protocol for interoperability, as performed by users with variable experience

October 2017 Authors: Manish Gandhi, Deborah Ferriola, Curt Lind, Jamie Duke, et al. Info: Scientists from the Mayo Clinic, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, and other institutions teamed up to develop a streamlined, NGS-based HLA typing protocol. This method uses the … more »

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Dual redundant sequencing strategy: Full-length gene characterisation of 1056 novel and confirmatory HLA alleles

August 2017 Authors: Albrecht V, Zweiniger C, Surendranath V, Lang K, et al. Info: Scientists in Germany describe a high-throughput approach for characterizing novel HLA alleles. The method involves sequencing the full gene with PacBio and MiSeq. For PacBio sequencing, … more »

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HLA Typing Workflow Uses Pippin Prep for Size Selection

We’ve written before about the shift toward NGS-based technologies for the HLA typing market. HLA typing is used for everything from understanding autoimmune and infectious diseases to matching organ transplants to recipients. But the HLA locus really make scientists and … more »

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Generation of Full-Length Class I Human Leukocyte Antigen Gene Consensus Sequences for Novel Allele Characterization

December 2016 Authors: Peter M. Clark, Jamie L. Duke, Deborah Ferriola, Valia Bravo-Egana, Tunde Vago, Aniqa Hassan, Anna Papazoglou, and Dimitri Monos Info: Scientists from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia evaluated an NGS-based HLA typing kit from Omixon. They analyzed … more »

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Towards allele-level human leucocyte antigens genotyping – assessing two next-generation sequencing platforms: Ion Torrent Personal Genome Machine and Illumina MiSeq

June 2015 Authors: J. L. Duke, C. Lind, K. Mackiewicz, D. Ferriola, A. Papazoglou, O. Derbeneva, D. Wallace, and D. S. Monos Info: This publication in the International Journal of Immunogenetics from scientists at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia presents … more »

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NGS Technologies Offer Accurate, Affordable Alternative for HLA Typing

We always knew genomics would have a positive impact on healthcare, but as we were dreaming about tailored therapies, targeted cancer treatments, and preventive medicine based on known susceptibilities, there was one area we didn’t think about: HLA typing. It’s … more »

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