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UNIT FOUR
OUTCOME 16.9
7. An eighteen-year-old female athlete received a kidney
transplant from her brother, who was an HLA match, along
with stem cells from his blood. The surgery was so successful
that she was able to return to competitive swimming within
a year and made the Olympic team. However, she was
disqualiF
ed due to blood test results that found a male Y
chromosome in her blood. Explain one way that this could
have happened.
OUTCOME 16.9
6. Why is a transplant consisting of fetal tissue less likely to
provoke an immune rejection response than tissue from an
adult?
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