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Frequent kit updates to meet the challenge of new discovered alleles

More then 20 years have passed since PCR-SSP, applied to the HLA field first was introduced by Associate Professor Olle Olerup to the global market (ref. 1-2). The product line was the first commercially available SSP product and, as then, Olerup SSP® typing kits continues to lead the way in SSP typing.

Olerup SSP® kits are frequently updated. Every time a new lot is planned and produced, the update is based on the latest available allele database. This is one of the reasons that users continue to consider Olerup SSP® typing kits as setting the benchmark for SSP.

Ref 1: Olerup O, Zetterquist H, HLA-DRB1*01 subtyping by allele-specific PCR amplification: a sensitive, specific and rapid technique, Tissue Antigens, 1991 May;37(5):197-204.

Ref 2: Olerup O, Zetterquist H, HLA-DR typing by PCR amplification with sequencespecific primers (PCR-SSP) in 2 hours: an alternative to serological DR typing in clinical practice including donor-recipient matching in cadaveric transplantation, Tissue Antigens, 1992 May;39(5):225-35.

Manufactured by Olerup SSP AB

Olerup SSP AB is the company behind the Olerup SSP® product line and a world leader in the research and development of kits for genomic HLA typing. The products are used prior to transplantations to match donors with recipients. Better matching reduces the risk of complications following transplantation. HLA typing is a standard procedure in bone marrow transplantation (hematopoietic stem cell transplantation) and organ transplantation (kidney, lung, heart, and others). The company is situated in Stockholm, Sweden and works through a well established network. The company´s own sales organisation is present in West Chester, PA, USA and Vienna, Austria. Through a network of distributors the company is represented in over 40 countries. To learn more about the Olerup sales organization, please visit For more information about Olerup SSP AB please click here

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ASHI 2016

Please visit us at Olerup in St Louis.

Date Sep 26 - 30
Location St Louis, MO, USA



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