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» There is a 10% probability of being asked
back for further examinations. «
Only around 1% of the registered donors actually donate blood stem cells.
» The ZKRD is the largest databank in Europe and one
of the most efficient worldwide. «
Over 30,000 foreign and domestic enquiries are preceded per year.
» 75% of the patients have found a suitable
donor after 3 months. «
Common HLA properties occur in Germany at a rate of 1:300.
» The ZKRD has access to the data of more than 8,500,000
potential donors from all over Germany. «
Over 7,000 transplantations are carried out per year using German donors.
» The ZKRD can access the data of
about 36,000,000 donors worldwide! «
A suitable donor is found for 9 out of 10 patients.

The ZKRD - The German National
Bone Marrow Donor Registry

....is the nation’s information hub in searching for an unrelated blood stem cell donor. Data from all over Germany pertaining to the search for an unrelated donor converges here.


About the ZKRD

Picture: About the German National Bone Marrow Donor Registry (ZKRD) Data relevant to the search for a suitable donor is collated centrally from all over Germany at the ZKRD. The tissue characteristics of patients are compared with those of potential donors daily in order to find the best possible donor.
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Patient Donor Contact

In many countries it is possible for the patient and donor to contact one another. There are two types of contact.
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Basic information

In the German National Bone Marrow Donor Registry (ZKRD), search-relevant donor data is stored from all over Germany.
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