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HLA B27

Item Value
Approval req'd? Rheum, none; all others, require Chemistry Lab Medicine Resident Approval
Test code B27
Performed by? Reference Laboratory - ARUP web page for HLA B27 test details.
Sendout? yes
Price range $
Container type bright green top tube - Hemogard only
Amount to Collect 5 mL
Sample type Whole blood
Special instructions Room temperature ONLY. Do not centrifuge.
Stability 3 days @ room temperature
Causes for rejection ACD (yellow top) tube not acceptable.
CPT coding 86812
Last Updated 10/9/2009 9:56:34 AM
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