HLA-B*5701 ASSOCIATED VARIANT GENOTYPING FOR ABACAVIR SENSITIVITY

Mnemonic

HLAB5701

Synonym

Abacavir Sensitivity

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Whole blood, one 3 mL lavender (EDTA), pink (K2EDTA), or yellow (ACD Solution A or B) top tube.

Preferred Volume

3.0 mL whole blood

Minimum Volume

1.0 ml whole blood

Transport

Refrigerated

Stability

Ambient: 3 days; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 1 month

Testing Information

Performed

Tue - Sat

Reported

4-8 days

Method

Polymerase Chain Reaction/Fluorescence Monitoring

Referral Lab

ARUP (2002429)

Reference Values

Reference Values

Interpretation provided.

CPT Codes

81381

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:42:16 AM