High antibody level

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High antibody level

Postby Suze » Thu Sep 01, 2016 8:43 pm

I was recently evaluated for a kidney transplant and was told that my antibody level (my cPRA) is 98%. This is an extremely high number - the range is from 0-99. The higher the number, the harder it is to find a kidney match because there is a far greater likelihood that my body will reject almost any kidney. Ideally, they want your level to be less than 20% for a successful transplant and for the standard wait time on the deceased donor list.

Did any of you that have already had a transplant have a high cPRA or antibody level? Is there anything that can be done to still have a successful transplant? How did you find a donor that was a match who's kidney you wouldn't reject? Thanks.

Jean_George125

Re: High antibody level

Postby Jean_George125 » Thu Apr 27, 2017 6:52 am

For nearly two-thirds of people living with CKD, their kidney disease is caused by either diabetes or high blood pressure. I have been diagnosed with CKD 2 years ago and I did what my Nephrologists told me. Started dialysis at the earliest and now I am doing good. I would recommend www dot davita dot com, and I have got my kidney transplant from Davita center in Bangalore.

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