HLAB27 TYP - HLAB27 - HLA_B27 - HLA-B27
Confirmatory testing for positive patients.
Used in the diagnosis of ankylosing spondylitis and related disorders.
Specimen Collection Requirements
Whole Blood, one 4.0 mL lavender (EDTA) or 4.0 mL green (sodium heparin) top tube
Store at room temperature; refrigerated or frozen specimens unacceptable. The specimen must be analyzed within 72 hours of collection. Samples must arrive in lab by 6:00 pm on a Friday before a three day weekend.
Yellow (ACD) top tube, clotted, hemolyzed, refrigerated or frozen specimens
Room Temperature: 96 hours
Mon - Fri except holidays
Legacy Laboratory Services
Tuesday, March 7, 2017 10:15:29 AM