Journal of Immunology Research / 2013 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Anti-HLA and Anti-MICA Antibodies in Liver Transplant Recipients: Effect on Long-Term Graft Survival

Table 1

Patients characteristics.

Anti-HLA positiveAnti-HLA negativeAnti-MICA positiveAnti-MICA negative

Number33903786
Mean age (years)47474447
Sex F/M16/1742/4818/1841/46
Primary liver disease*
(i) AIH5757
(ii) PBC4839
(iii) PSC2828
(iv) HCV722821
(v) HBV2727
(vi) Toxic613415
(vii) Other7251220
Mean time since LT to blood collection (months)24263425

 *AIH: autoimmune hepatitis; PBC: primary biliary cirrhosis; PSC: primary sclerosing cholangitis; HCV: hepatitis C virus; HBV: hepatitis B virus, LT: liver transplant.