Test Overview

Test Methodology

Molecular Typing (SSOP)

Test Usage

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.

Reference Range*

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.

Test Details

Days Test Performed

Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm

Analytic Time

5 days

Soft Order Code

UVEI

MiChart Code

Disease Assoc - UVEITIS (HLA-B27)

Synonyms

Synonyms

Uveitis - HLA B27
UVEI
Uveitis, HLA
TTYPE
TISSUE TYPING
HLA REPORT
HLA B-27
B27 Antigen
HLA Class I One Locus (Low Resolution)

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Laboratory

Histocompatibility/Immunogenetics

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Specimen Requirements

Normal Volume

10 mL ACD (solution A) or EDTA whole blood; additional specimen may be required for patients with extremely low white cell counts.

Minimum Volume

5 mL ACD (solution A) or EDTA whole blood; additional specimen may be required for patients with extremely low white cell counts.

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CPT Code

81373

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