Human Leukocyte Antigen B27

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

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General

Synonym/Acronym:
HLA-B27.

Common Use:
To assist in diagnosing juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, and Reiter’s syndrome.

Specimen:
Whole blood collected in a green-top (heparin) or a yellow-top (acid-citrate-dextrose [ACD]) tube.

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

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