Test Catalog

Test ID: HL58O    
HLA-B*5801 Genotype, Allopurinol Hypersensitivity, Saliva

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

 

Genotyping patients who prefer not to have venipuncture done

Special Instructions Library of PDFs including pertinent information and forms related to the 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 Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

HLA-B 5801, Allopurinol, Saliva

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