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Immunogenetics Laboratory

HLA-B*57:01 for Abacavir Hypersensitivity

  • Synonyms: B 5701 (EPIC), HLA-B*5701, B*5701 for Abacavir Hypersensitivity
  • LIS Mnemonic: B 5701

    Collect

    Lavendar (EDTA)

    Volume Required

    4ml

    Minimum Required

    1ml

    Transport

    Room temperature

    Stability

    72 hrs

    Unacceptable conditions

    Samples older than 72 hours. Mislabeled samples: Samples must be labeled with at least two different identifiers, date & time of collection, and collector's signature.

Days Performed

Monday-Friday (7:30AM- 5:00PM)

Reported

5 days

Reflex Testing

N/A

CPT

83890, 83898, 83894, 88385

Methodology

PCR-SSOP, PCR-SSP or SBT

Interpretation

Positive or Negative for B*57:01. HLA-B*57:01 is associated with Abacavir Hypersensitivity

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