Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for HLA B27

Test Name: HLA B27
Alternate Name(s):  
Laboratory: Transplant
Specimen Type: 2 x 4mL Lavender (EDTA) top Vacutainer tubes
Collection Information: Samples that are being shipped into the laboratory can be drawn Monday to Friday.
Requisition: TRANSPLANT LABORATORY REQUISITION
Test Schedule: As required Monday to Friday except Stat holidays
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
14 days
Stat
 
 
Reference Range:  
Effective Date: 2020-06-29
Revised Date:  
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments: HLA B27 Positive indicates that the patient expresses HLA B27 antigen on his/her cells.

HLA B27 Negative indicates that the patient does not express HLA B27 antigen on his/her cells.
Special Processing:  
Comments:  
Method of Analysis: PCR-SSP
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment: Keep blood at room temperature and deliver within 72 hours of collection.
System Codes: 
Cerner
HLA B27
 
Referred To:  

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