HLA B*57:01

Code

HL57

Sample Reqs

A [9]

Turnaround

10 days

Special instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.
HLA-B*57:01 should be tested before starting patients on an Abacavir (ABC) containing regimen to reduce the risk of hypersensitivity reaction. HLA-B*57:01-positive patients should not be prescribed ABC and a positive status should be recorded as an ABC allergy in the patient’s medical record.

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Last-updated: 28/02/2020

 

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