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Test Code HLA B5701 HLA B*5701

Clinical System Name

HLA B5701


Abacavir hypersensitivity

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

Container(s): Yellow/ACD A  (THIS IS NOT A GOLD TOP TUBE.  Pleae call lab to obtain ACD A tube)

Preferred Vol: 7 mL

Minimum Vol: 3 mL


Note: Do  not draw into serum separator tubes.  Do not refrigerate or place on ice. Samples must arrive at the Immunogenetics Lab within 48 hours of the draw.  If sample delivery is delayed, contact BloodworksNW Immunogenetics Lab to confirm specimen acceptability.  Send specimen and BWNW Immunogenetics Requisition to the lab promptly.  Fill out requisition as completely as possible.


Processing Instructions

Reject due to:

Spin: N

Aliquot: N

Temp: RT

Storage location: Keep at room temperature. Complete a BWNW Immunogenetics Requisition. Fill out as completely as possible, making sure the ordering provider is listed.  Remove "Originator/Hospital" copy; place a large Cerner label in the top right corner. Deliver sample & requisition to blood bank. 




STAT Performed TAT
N M - F 2 - 3 d


Performing Laboratory

Bloodworks Northwest



Bloodworks Northwest

Immunogenetics HLA Laboratory

921 Terry Ave
Seattle, WA 98104

Phone number:

(206) 689-6580


Reference Range

None specified


Method: PCR

Analytical Volume:


CPT Codes


Send Out Instructions

Reference Test Name:

HLA-B*57:01 Typing (Abacavir hypersensitivity)

Reference Test Number: 3082-03
Instructions: Send sample & requisition to blood bank.