Test Details

HLA - B38 (B*38)

Test Price: ₹ 5500

HLA - B38 positivity is associated with Psoriatic arthritis. Some patients of Pemphigus vulgaris may also show disease association with HLA-B38 specially in Spanish and Jewish populations. In patients suffering from Chronic Schizophrenia, HLA-B38 phenotype has been found in 83% of patients who developed Agranulocytosis and in 20% of clozapine-treated patients who did not develop Agranulocytosis.

Test Code:
Report Delivery:
Sample Daily by 9 am; Report Next day
Parameters Included:
Disease Association
Pre-Test Information:
No special preparation required
Reverse SSOP - Luminex
4 mL (3 mL min.) whole blood in 1 Lavender Top (EDTA) tube OR 6 mL (3 mL min.) whole blood in 1 Yellow Top (ACD) tube. Ship refrigerated. DO NOT FREEZE.
Stability Room:
Stability Refrigerated:
96 hrs
Stability Frozen:

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