HLA B27-Whole Blood

HLA B27-Whole Blood

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To determine whether you have human leukocyte antigen B27 (HLA-B27) on the surface of your cells and to assess the presence of any autoimmune disorder associated with HLA B-27. 

This Test Includes

HLA B27

Test Instructions

Total parameters available: 1

Parameter Names:HLA B27-Whole Blood Test

Instructions/Precautions:

  • Alcohol: Please abstain from alcohol before the test
  • Medication :Any pre-existing medication should only be stopped after consultation with the referring Physician
  • Fluids Allowed : Water only

Reports

Soft Copy (Portal/Email) : If the sample is collected before 12 noon then the report will get delivered as per Reporting Time / Maximum TAT (Turn Around Time) indicated with the test. For samples collected after 12 Noon, 12 hours may be added to the Report Turn Around TimeHard Copy : Delivered at home upon request. A small convenience fee may apply.

Why it is Done

This test helps in the diagnosis of ankylosing spondylitis reactive arthritis, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, anterior uveitis.  

What is this test

HLA-B27 is a specific protein (termed a human leukocyte antigen or HLA) that is found on cell surfaces. The term HLA-B27 is also used to refer to the gene that codes for the HLA-B27 protein. The HLA-B27 test determines the presence or absence of HLA-B27 protein on the surface of a person's white blood cells.