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HLA B27 (Human Leukocyte Antigen B27) - PCR in Bhubaneshwar

Also known as Human leukocyte A antigen, Histocompatibility leukocyte A antigen
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Understanding HLA B27 (Human Leukocyte Antigen B27) - PCR in Bhubaneshwar

What is HLA B27 (Human Leukocyte Antigen B27) - PCR in Bhubaneshwar?

An HLA B27 (Human Leukocyte Antigen B27) - PCR test is a blood test that helps to identify the presence of Human Leukocyte Antigen B27(HLA B-27), a specific type of protein that is present on the surface of white blood cells (WBCs) that helps the body's immune system tell the difference between its own cells and foreign/harmful substances. This test is widely available with Tata 1mg labs at an affordable price in Bhubaneshwar

Your doctor may suggest an HLA B-27 test if you experience signs and symptoms such as stiffness and chronic pain in the back, neck, or chest, inflammation in eyes, urethra, and joints, the appearance of skin lesions, recurring fever, abdominal pain, or digestive problems indicative of an autoimmune disorder. Additionally, this test is also used during an organ transplant to match donated tissue with a transplant recipient  to minimize the risk of organ rejection and improve the success of the transplantation procedure. No special preparation is needed for this test. You may eat and drink as per your daily routine.


What does HLA B27 (Human Leukocyte Antigen B27) - PCR measure?

An HLA B27 (Human Leukocyte Antigen B27) - PCR test is used to determine the presence or absence of HLA B27 antigen to rule out the possibility of an autoimmune disorder. The presence of HLA-B27 protein on the surface of white blood cells is often associated with autoimmune disorders. A positive result is associated with an increased risk of developing certain autoimmune conditions, particularly ankylosing spondylitis, reactive arthritis, and psoriatic arthritis. A negative result suggests the absence of the HLA-B27 gene variant. However, it does not rule out the possibility of developing an autoimmune disorder, as not all affected individuals carry the HLA-B27 gene.

Answers to Patient Concerns & Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about HLA B27 (Human Leukocyte Antigen B27) - PCR in Bhubaneshwar

Frequently Asked Questions about HLA B27 (Human Leukocyte Antigen B27) - PCR in Bhubaneshwar

Q. Why is an {test-name} test done?

An HLA B27 (Human Leukocyte Antigen B27) - PCR test is done if you have symptoms like pain and inflammation associated with spine, neck, and chest stiffness. This test helps determine whether you have human leukocyte antigen B27 (HLA B27) on the surface of your cells, and this, in turn, helps assess the possibility that you may be suffering from an autoimmune disorder.

Q. How is an HLA B27 test performed?

A phlebotomist (a trained professional to perform blood draws) will clean your skin using an antiseptic alcohol cotton swab or wipe and take blood samples from your vein using a needle. The blood sample will be stored safely and transported to the laboratory for analysis.

Q. Is there any risk associated with an HLA B27 test?

An HLA B27 test is a safe procedure. However, there are some common risks involved when having blood drawn from the arm, such as mild pain, bruising, or bleeding at the injection site. Most of these symptoms go away in a day or two. Serious complications are rare.

Q. Can I schedule an HLA B27 test online in Bhubaneshwar near me?

Yes. In Bhubaneshwar, you can schedule an HLA B27 test near you with Tata 1mg Labs. The test is easy to book, cost-effective, and available with a comprehensive report.

Q. Is home sample collection facility available for an HLA B27 test in Bhubaneshwar with Tata 1mg Labs?

Yes, home sample collection for an HLA B27 test is readily available in Bhubaneshwar. Tata 1mg Labs allows you to choose a date and time that suits your schedule for sample collection.

Q. How can I schedule an HLA B27 test with Tata 1mg Labs in Bhubaneshwar?

If you want to schedule an HLA B27 test with Tata 1mg Labs in Bhubaneshwar, the procedure is fairly easy and hassle-free. Follow these steps to book a test: 1). Visit the Lab Tests section on the Tata 1mg website. 2). Add the test you want in the cart. 3). Pick a time and date slot according to your convenience; however, do consider the necessary prerequisites while scheduling a test. 4). You will receive a notification with all the details once the test is scheduled.

Q. What is the price of an HLA B27 test at Tata 1mg Labs in Bhubaneshwar?

Tata 1mg Labs is a pocket-friendly platform for booking lab tests in Bhubaneshwar. An HLA B27 test is available at an affordable price of Rs. 2859.

Q. How can I get an HLA B27 test report from Tata 1mg?

The e-report of your HLA B27 test can be found on the Tata 1mg app in downloadable PDF form. This allows you to access your test results at convenience and securely share them with your healthcare provider for further consultation and guidance regarding your overall health. You can also opt for a hard copy of the reports at a minimal price.

Q. How long does Tata 1mg Labs take to give the reports of an HLA B27 test in Bhubaneshwar?

At Tata 1mg Labs, we understand the importance of timely results. We strive to provide fast turnaround times for test results, allowing you to get the information you need promptly. On average, we take 96 hours to provide the reports of an HLA B27 test in Bhubaneshwar.
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