HLA-B 5701 Genotype, Abacavir Hypersensitivity, Saliva
Identifying individuals with an increased risk of hypersensitivity reactions to abacavir, based on the presence of the HLA-B*57:01 allele
Genotyping patients who prefer not to have venipuncture done
Testing Algorithm Delineates situation(s) when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.
See Abacavir Hypersensitivity Testing and Initial Patient Management Algorithm in Special Instructions
Special Instructions and Forms Describes specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test. Also includes pertinent information and consent forms to be used when requesting a particular test
Qualitative Allele-Specific Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
(PCR is utilized pursuant to a license agreement with Roche Molecular Systems, Inc.)
NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.
Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name
HLAB 5701 Abacavir Genotype, Saliva