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Human Leukocyte Antigen B27

Human Leukocyte Antigen B27 is a topic covered in the Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests.

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Synonym/Acronym:
HLA-B27.

Rationale
To assist in diagnosing juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, and Reiter syndrome.

Patient Preparation
There are no food, fluid, activity, or medication restrictions unless by medical direction.

Normal Findings
(Method: Flow cytometry) Negative (indicating absence of the antigen).

Critical Findings and Potential Interventions
N/A

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Citation

Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Human Leukocyte Antigen B27." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425053/all/Human_Leukocyte_Antigen_B27.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Human Leukocyte Antigen B27. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425053/all/Human_Leukocyte_Antigen_B27. Accessed August 19, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Human Leukocyte Antigen B27. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425053/all/Human_Leukocyte_Antigen_B27
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Human Leukocyte Antigen B27 [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 August 19]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425053/all/Human_Leukocyte_Antigen_B27.
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