Diagnostic Test Directory

Immunogenetics Laboratory

HLA-B27 for Ankylosing Spondylitis

  • Synonyms: B27, HLA B27
  • LIS Mnemonic: HLAB27

    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

81374

Methodology

PCR-SSOP

Interpretation

Positive or Negative for B27. HLA-B27 is associated with Ankylosing Spondylitis

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