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Lab Test Dictionary

HLA-B27 Determination (2271)

Methodology

PCR-rSSO


Specimen Type

Whole Blood

Performing Lab

Versiti Wisconsin Histocampatibility


Epic ID

Other Genetic Test

Lab Test Days

Monday-Friday

Standard TAT

5-7 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

5-14 mL Whole Blood

Container Type

Lavender (EDTA)

Collection Instructions

Whole blood collected in an ACD solution A (yellow-top) tube or 4 Buccal Swabs are also acceptable.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-OK/Ambient-OK

Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 7 Days (Preferred); Refrigerated: 7 Days; Frozen: Unacceptable

Test Volume Required

14 mL Whole Blood

Minimum Test Volume

5 mL Whole Blood

Processing Instructions

Complete a Versiti Wisconsin Histocampatibility Non-Transplant requisition and submit with specimen room temp.


Comments

This test is used in the evaluation of genetic risk for Ankylosing Spondylitis, uveitis, and several other autoimmune Insurnace authorization required prior to draw for outpatients. Ok to send on inpatients.


CPT Codes

81374


Revised

01-11-19

Initials

SL