HLA-B*57:01 typing for determination of Abacavir hypersensitivity
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Investigation : HLA-B*57:01 typing for determination of Abacavir hypersensitivity
Investigations HLA-B*57:01 typing for determination of Abacavir hypersensitivity
Inform lab before sending Not required
Specimen type 4ml EDTA
Ideal time to take specimen Not applicable
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How to take the specimen Whole blood into EDTA
Transport to the laboratory  
Test Times Test is a single assay, no repeat testing requirements are required
Turnround 7 working days
Additional information HLA-typing is also useful for aiding in differentiating between true hypersensitivity to abacavir versus other underlying causes (eg, concomitant infection, reaction to other drugs, or inflammatory disease)
Additional Examination Requests A primary sample must be received for this test




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