94415:HLA B5701 TYPING

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94415:HLA B5701 TYPING
Alias Names: HLA-B5701 / HLA B*5701 / HLA-B*5701
Methodology: Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) followed by Hybridization with Sequence Specific Oligonucleotide Probes (SSO)
Edit Date: 4/13/2009
Performed: Monday-Friday
Released: 8-10 days after setup at PeaceHealth Laboratories’ reference lab.
CPT Code: 83891-90 / 83896-90 x30 / 83900-90 / 83912-90
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: One 10 mL yellow top tube (ACD solution A). Also acceptable: Yellow top tube (ACD solution B) or lavender top tube (EDTA).
Handling: Submit as whole blood. Do not spin.
Stability: 7 days ambient or 7 days refrigerated. Unstable frozen.
Standard Volume: 10 mL whole blood.
Minimum Volume: 3 mL whole blood.
Transport: Refrigerated.
Comments: HLA-B*5701 has been shown in retrospective clinical studies to be associated with Abacavir hypersensitivity reaction (HSR) in HIV patients. HLA-B*5701 genotyping may be useful for risk stratification.
Rejection Criteria: Frozen specimen; use of heparin tube.
This test may require insurance company prior authorization before ordering.
Please check the prior authorization list
Failure to gain preauthorization may result in denial of coverage.

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