Test Catalog

Test

Code
X103
Name
HLA-B27
Description

Alternative Names: B-27, HLAB, 528, X103
Includes: HLA-B27, HLA-B27
Sample Type: Whole Blood
Preferred Container: EDTA (Lavender Top) Tube
Alternate Container: Sodium Heparin (Green Top) Tube
Sample Volume: 4.0 mL
Minimum Volume: Adult: 2.0 mL Pediatric: 1.0mL
Handling Instructions: Critical room temperature (CRT) for up to 72 hours. Note: see stability specifications for more information
Transport Temperature: Critical Room Temperature
Specimen Stability: 3 days room temperature Note: refrigerated samples are unacceptable
Testing Frequency: Sunday- Saturday
Expected Turn Around Time: 2 Days
Testing Facility: Reference Lab
CPT Codes: 86812
Note: Reflex Criteria: Limited coverage test for Medicare. Advance Beneficiary Notice of Non Coverage (ABN) Required if Diagnosis Not Covered