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Is hla b27 testing a very common procedure?

Is hla b27 testing a very common procedure?

Yes: There are several labs which run this test. It looks for a protein on the surface of your white blood cells. ...Read more

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What do you interpret these results as ANA titer of 1 8 hla b27 of negative antinuclear ab speckled rheumatoid fact of 5 sed rate of 3 imm gran of 0 04 eos of 07 imm gran of 0 4?

What do you interpret these results as ANA titer of 1 8 hla b27 of negative antinuclear ab speckled rheumatoid fact of 5 sed rate of 3 imm gran of 0 04 eos of 07 imm gran of 0 4?

Appear normal: It is very difficult to interpret lab results without knowing the clinical picture of the persone to whom these values are attached however it would seem that all of the results given are normal the low titre of ANA may be of no clinical importance but, again, need to know all clinical information about the person. ...Read more

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What is HLA 15%? Is it high percentage? can it lead to miscarriage? I had one miscarriage at 6 weeks and we checked HLA afterwards. It was 15%.

What is HLA 15%? Is it high percentage?  can it lead to miscarriage? I had one miscarriage at 6 weeks and we checked HLA afterwards. It was 15%.

Not sure: Please check your test results and resubmit your question. HLA tests are not usually reported in percentages, so it's hard to comment about these results. ...Read more

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Hla b27+ and osteoporosis, bone pain, next hi in urine, -ca, na, creatinine, oxalate, citrate, volume.Cerum ca and pth normal. What is the problem & condition?

Hla b27+ and osteoporosis, bone pain, next hi in urine, -ca, na, creatinine, oxalate, citrate, volume.Cerum ca and pth normal. What is the problem & condition?

Not sure: Cannot diagnose you with this information. Consider seeing a bone specialist. But for osteoporosis in general, check vit d levels, and rbc magnesium. Supplement with strontium, boron, d, and magnesium. Cut back any alcohol use. ...Read more

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Hla b27 is itcurable or not ?

Hla b27 is itcurable or not ?

Not needed: It requires no cure. Hla-b27 is a marker protein present in patients with certain diseases but it is also present in healthy individuals. Having a positive hla-b27 does not diagnose any disease. It should only be run in cases where there is suspicion of a particular disease in which case it can assist in making a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Is hla-dq2 autosomal dominant?

Is hla-dq2 autosomal dominant?

No: The histocompatibility antigen system is totally different and has nothing to do with being either dominant or recessive. ...Read more

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Is hla b27 testing a very common procedure?

Yes: There are several labs which run this test. It looks for a protein on the surface of your white blood cells. ...Read more

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Is testing positive for HLA-B27 a good thing?

Is testing positive for HLA-B27 a good thing?

Maybe: You're more at risk for reactive arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis, and finding you have HLA-B27 may help clinch the diagnosis if it seems likely already. Why were you tested? The vast majority of folks who are positive never have any problems with it whatsoever. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: hla b27?

What is the definition or description of: hla b27?

Tissue type at B: Hla = human leukocyte antigen. Important in recognition of self and not self. Different proteins (antigens) for different people. B is one of the loci, and hlab27 has been associated with predisposition to immunologic rheumatologic diseases, especially ankylosing spondylitis. ...Read more

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Hla-b27, bloodtest, what does it mean? What can be done?

Maybe nothing: It may mean nothing. This genetic marker is associated with several diseases including back pain, arthritis, eye inflammation and urinary issues. 70% of people with the gene never develop any problems. ...Read more

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What is an hla phenotype?

What is an hla phenotype?

Complicated: Hl in hla a stands for histocompability. This is a guide to genetic makeup and is used to identify tissue compatiblity and also for the specific hla-b27, to identify an association with the various forms of spondyloarthropathy, although found in 4-13% of healthy individuals. ...Read more

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What are indications of hla typing?

What are indications of hla typing?

Immunology: Usually hla typing is performed to look for immune compatibility (or lack thereof). Examples include transplant, platelet transfusion, and certain autoimmune diseases. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have hla antibodies?

What does it mean if I have hla antibodies?

Depends: Women who have been pregnant often have HLA antibodies. Their blood can cause side effects if transfused. If you need an organ transplant, it may make it more difficult to find compatible organ. Otherwise it is harmless. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have hla antibodies?

What does it mean if I have hla antibodies?

Depends: Almost all women who have had children have antibodies to HLA of the baby's father. It can result from blood transfusion and organ transplant. Donated blood with HLA antibodies may cause harm to recipient. If you need an organ transplant then it is important not to use an organ with corresponding antigens. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: hla typing?

What is the definition or description of: hla typing?

HLA typing: Describes the determination of proteins on the cell surface which the immune system utilizes to assign self and not self. There are multiple genes which encode these proteins on chromosome 6. ...Read more