HLA B*57:01



Sample Reqs

A [9]


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.

Sample type guide


Lavender Vacutainer, EDTA anticoagulant, 4ml/10ml (10ml EDTA tubes are used for specific PCR assays)

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Last-updated: 18/12/20


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