To determine whether you have human leukocyte antigen B27 (HLA-B27) on the surface of your cells. To help assess the likelihood that you have an autoimmune disorder associated with the presence of HLA-B27
HLA-B27 is a specific protein (termed a human leukocyte antigen or HLA) that is found on cell surfaces. The term HLA-B27 is also used to refer to the gene that codes for the HLA-B27 protein. The HLA-B27 test determines the presence or absence of HLA-B27 protein on the surface of a persons white blood cells.
|Fasting Required||Not Required|
|Report Delivery||Within 24 to 72 hours|