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HLA Typing; B27 Locus (View in report form.)

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: HLA B27
POE DESCRIPTION: HLA TYPING B27 LOCUS; HLA B27
CPT CODE: 86812
DAYS PERFORMED: Mon-Fri, 0800-1700; specimens not accepted after 1200 on Fri.
TURNAROUND TIME: 24 hours verbal

5-7 days written

CONTAINER TYPE: Green top (sodium) tube
COLLECTION: Special Labeling Requirements: Patient name, the initials of the phlebotomist and the date/time of collection MUST be noted clearly on the specimen label.
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS: Blood
MINIMUM VOLUME: 10 mL whole blood
HANDLING INSTRUCTIONS: Do not refrigerate
REFERENCE RANGE: Reported as positive or negative for HLA-B27 antigen
TEST SYNONYM(S):HLA-B27; B27; Histocompatibility Typing - B27

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