HLA58 - Overview: HLA-B*5801 Genotype, Allopurinol Hypersensitivity, Blood

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: HLA58    
HLA-B*5801 Genotype, Allopurinol Hypersensitivity, Blood

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Identifying individuals with an increased risk of severe cutaneous adverse reactions to allopurinol based on the presence of the human leukocyte antigen HLA-B*58:01 allele

Special Instructions and Forms Library of PDFs including pertinent information and consent forms, specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Qualitative Allele-Specific Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Conditional

Reporting Name A shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

HLA-B 5801 Genotype, Allopurinol, B

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Allopurinol Hypersensitivity Syndrome (AHS)
Lesch-Nyhan Syndrome
Gout
Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis
Urate Kidney Stones