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B27 for Ankylosing Spondylitis

Source

Blood

Mnemonic

HLAB27DNA

Specimen Requirements

1 x 8.5 mL yellow top ACD-A tube

PSC:
Collect required samples. DO NOT send patients away. DO NOT request patient book an appointment for this test. Contact the Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics Lab (HIL)/Tissue Typing at 403-770-3652 if there are any questions regarding the collection of samples.

Specimen Handling

Mix well. DO NOT centrifuge. Maintain specimen at room temperature.

Copy of requisition MUST accompany the specimen.

Additional Information Includes: HLA-B medium resolution
Testing Location Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics Lab (HIL)/Tissue Typing
Testing Frequency
Alternate Name(s) Ankylosing Spondylitis; HLAB27DNA; HLA B27 for Ankylosing Spondylitis
Reference Interval