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Get more information about the Olerup SSP® HLA typing kits and other products. For each product, product inserts, worksheets and other information can be retrieved through this web page.

HLA Kits

Olerup SSP® HLA Typing Kits are qualitative in vitro diagnostic kits for the DNA typing of HLA Class I and HLA Class II alleles. The products are used by trained professionals in medical settings for the purpose of determining HLA phenotype. The source material tested is DNA.

Our ambition is, to distinguish all confirmed HLA alleles up to 4-digit resolution for the HLA-A, HLA-B, HLA-C and DRB1 loci, and all known alleles for other HLA loci.

HLA Kits for Disease Associated Alleles

Disease associated alleles: There are autoimmune conditions with a strong association with HLAs, such as: Ankylosing Spondylitis associated to HLA-B*27; Narcolepsy, a neurological disease closely associated with the HLA-DQB1*06:02 and over 95% of patients with Coeliac Disease have some isoform of HLA-DQ2 or DQ8.

Drug hypersensitivity: Abacavir is a nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor used in conjunction with other antiretroviral agents in the treatment of HIV infection. Hypersensitivity to abacavir is immunologically mediated, driven by conventional MHC-I antigen presentation and activation of HLA-B*57:01.

KIR Typing Kits

Killer Cell Immunoglobulin-Like Receptors (KIR) play an important role in regulating Natural Killer (NK) cell activity. NK cells have been implicated in the promoting engraftment and mediation of the graft-versus-leukemia (GVL) effect. These effects may be the result of donor-recipient HLA epitope mismatching for KIR.

Accessory Products

Olerup is able to provide you with a large range of products facilitating the use of our products includning Gel Systems and GelRed™, available in Dropper Bottle.