I am speaking to a woman from Tennessee who apparently has kidney disease because she was born four months early and therefore her kidney is smaller and malformed. Her father is too old, her mother is dead, her half brother may be incompatible, and she is now on the waiting list. Is there a way I can get screen to see if I can be compatible?

Yes. You can contact the transplant program where she is listed and ask to be evaluated for being a living donor.  Once she is on the list, your testing should be covered by her health insurance.  You can be tested without her knowledge and then decide if you are truly interested in being a kidney donor.  You can visit our web site about being a kidney donor at: https://www.kidney.org/transplantation/livingdonors

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