Laboratory: Transfusion Medicine
Test Name:
HLA B27 - (B)
Test Code: B27
Clinical Information:
HLA-B27 is not generally available to screen patients for rheumatologic problems.
 
For visual reference ONLY - to view sample CBS Requisition PI100 "Platelet Immunology" Form, see
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Collection Devices:
Refer to "Specimen Labelling Requirements for CBS Tests".
Specimen Required:
Blood: 6.0 mL
Referral:
Requisition:
Reference Values:
A descriptive report will be sent.
Availability:
Weekdays
See Also:
More Information:
Send specimen to Blood Bank for delivery to Canadian Blood Services Platelet Immunology Laboratory.
Deliver to the laboratory preferably within 48 hours of collection.