HLA B27, Human Leucocyte Antigen B27

NameHLA B27
Tube TypePurple (EDTA)
Reporting UnitsN/A
Reference RangeN/A
AvailabilityNDDH (24/7)
Target turnaround time20 days
Special requirements & notesReferred to Bristol for analysis
Patient preparationN/A
Volume required1 tube, must be full.
NOTE: if FBC also required, then collect 2 full tubes.
If delayed transport to lab, store:In refrigerator 2 – 8oC.
Factors affecting result interpretation
Time limit for add on testAdd on test not possible.
Pathology disciplineHaematology
‘Lab Tests Online’ linkhttps://labtestsonline.org.uk/tests/hla-b27

Last updated: July 16, 2021