Ankylosing Spondylitis Screen

Immunogenetics Core Test Offerings

TURN AROUND TIME

5 Days

TEST INFO

SAMPLE INFO

Test Name
Ankylosing Spondylitis Screen
Test Site
  • Colorado
Test Description
Some diseases are associated with the presence of certain HLA Antigens.HLA-B27 is associated with the disease ankylosing spondylitis. The presence of a B27 allele may indicate ankylosing spondylitis.
CyberLAB Test Info

Test Name

Test #

HLA-B27 BY RSSOP

5055

Method Description
  • RSSO
FDA Cleared / Approved
N/A
CPT Code(s)
  • 81374
STAT Allowed
Yes
Notes
2ml whole blood,1 cord segment, 1 blood spot card, or 2 buccal swabs
Draw Status

Living

Sample Volume
Minimum Sample Volume
  • 2 mL
Preferred Sample Volume
  • Yellow Tube: 1 Tubes. Full tube preferred
Sample Type
Acceptable
  • Blood Spot Card
  • Buccal Swab from Cheek
  • Cord Segment - Contact Lab
  • DNA - Contact Lab
  • Plasma, ACD - Yellow Top Tube
Sample Stability
Yellow tubes: 7 days ambient| DNA: 14 days 2-8°C or <=-20°C
Transport
Yellow tubes: send whole blood ambient| DNA: 2-8°C or <=-20°C