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HLA-B*57:01 for Abacavir Sensitivity

Mnemonic:    [HLA B5701]
Name:    HLA-B*57:01 for Abacavir Sensitivity
Specimen:    3 mL whole blood from a Lavender top tube. Do not centrifuge. Send whole blood sample in the original collection container.
Minimum Spec:    1 mL
Transport Temp:    Refrigerated
Spec Stability:    Stable up to 2 weeks refrigerated.
Ref Lab/Code:    ARUP 2002429
  Method:    PCR/Flourescence Monitoring
Note:    Screening test to determine susceptibility to abacavir hypersensitivity syndrome.