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HLA-B58 typing
 
Test Synonyms:
HLA-B58 typing
 
Lab:
Histocompatibility
Inpatient Req:
Histocompatibility (#70270)  
Outpatient Req:
Histocompatibility (#70270)  
Specimen:
1 ACD yellow top tube (10 ml); do not use gold top gel serum separator tube
Result Time:
1-2 weeks  
Reference Interval:
Not applicable  
Important Information:
HLA typing to determine if patient likely has HLA-B*58:01, which may be associated with hypersensitivity to allopurinol. Ordering providerís name, call back number and a diagnosis code must be provided on the requisition.