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B57:01 HLA for Abacavir HS

Source Blood
Mnemonic HLAB5701
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(s).

Additional Information

Includes:
HLA-B medium resolution
HLA-B*57 high resolution, if present

Testing Location Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics Lab (HIL)/Tissue Typing
Testing Frequency
Alternate Name(s) Abacavir Hypersensitivity; HLAB5701; HLA B57:01 for Abacavir Hypersensitivity
Reference Interval