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HLA-B27 TYPING BY PCR (QUALITATIVE)

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Indications

​For identification of the HLA-B27 allele which is associated with ankylosing spondylosis, Reiter's syndrome, acute anterior uveitis, iritis, Behçet's Disease, psoriatic arthritis and inflammatory bowel disease.

Specimen Required

​5 ml of whole blood in EDTA

Storage and Transport

​Refrigerate sample until transfer to laboratory. Do not freeze. Send sample at 2 - 80C. Sample should reach the laboratory as soon as possible, preferably within 24 hours after collection.

Method

​In-house real-time polymerase chain reaction

Test Results

​Detected, Not Detected or Inconclusive

Reference Interval / Value

Turnaround Time

​1 - 8 days

Day(s) Test Set up

​Tuesday

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