Molecular Typing (SSOP)
Uveitis is one of the most common form of inflammatory eye disease and is a significant cause of visual impairment and blindness. Uveitis onset is usually between the ages of 20 to 50 and uncommon in the very young and in the elderly. Patients with a uveitis affected relative who are HLA-B27 positive are at higher risk of developing the disease.
Interpretive report will indicate presence or absence of HLA-B27.
* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.
Days Test Performed
Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm
Soft Order Code
Disease Assoc - UVEITIS (HLA-B27)
Uveitis - HLA B27
HLA Class I One Locus (Low Resolution)
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