Mrs Deborah Pritchard

Mrs Deborah Pritchard

CURRENT POSITION

 

I am the UK NEQAS for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (H&I) Manager and have been in post for over 3 years. I am a registered Clinical Scientist and have completed the specialist British Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics  (BSHI) Diploma and FRCPath Part 1 exam in H&I.  I represent the Immunology division on the UK NEQAS Board. I am co-chair of the European Federation of Immunogenetics (EFI) External Proficiency Testing (EPT) Committee and current Secretary of BSHI. I am also a member of the British Transplant Society.

 

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

  • May FNJ, Rees MT, Singleton D, Darke C. Using EDTA to Ameliorate the ‘Prozone Effect’ in UK NEQAS for H&I’s ‘HLA Antibody Specificity Analysis’ Scheme. HLA 2016, 87, 244.
  • May FNJ, Rees MT, Singleton D, Darke C. Interpretation of DNA-Based HLA Typing Assignments to Serological Specificities - Findings from a UK NEQAS for H&I Educational Exercise. HLA 2016, 87, 258.
  • May FNJ, Bartley M, Rees MT, Singleton D, Darke C. Worldwide Sample Distribution by the UK National External Quality Assessment Service for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics. HLA 2016, 87, 318.
  • Bartley M, May F, Singleton D, Darke C. UK NEQAS for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics’ ‘Standard Method’ for CDC cross-matching. Int J Immunogenetics 2016, 43, 347.
  • May F, Rees T, Singleton D, Darke C. UK NEQAS for H&I’s Educational Scheme incorporating crossmatching, HLA typing and antibody detection/specification. Int J Immunogenetics 2016, 43, 348.
  • May F, Singleton D, Rees T, Darke C. Variability of Luminex methods: findings from a survey of UK NEQAS for H & I participants. Int J Immunogenetics 2016, 43, 338.