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Is Hla B27 Testing A Very Common Procedure
Positive for hla-b27.This procedure rules out the b27:06 & 27:09 alleles which lit suggests arent associated w/ spondyloarthropathies.What this mean?
Spondyloarthritis: Hlab27 is a generic marker that is in 8% of the caucasian population. Many people with diseased called spondyloarthropathies (ankylosing spondylitis, psoriatic arthritis, and crohns/uc related arthritis) will have a positive b27, but not all those with b27 will develop issues (in fact, the vast majority don't). The larger question is are the symptoms consistent with spondyloarthropathy. ...Read more
I have IGA deficiency and get sick a lot . When sound I get my kids tested for it and yes they all have HLA-B27. ?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Unless there was a lab error.Get a more detailed answer ›
Diagnosed hla-b27+ but none of my parents have it. Also no one in branch family upto 3 generation had any rheumatic probs. Any risk of as or othr prb?
See details: See a rheumatologist. There are very effective therapies for this issue. ...Read more
If you are B27+: If b27 positive with clinical and radiographic sacroiilitis, you have as. But most patients do not ankylose. Therefore the "name" is somewhat archaic. But treating for pain is inappropriate. Other drugs are needed to suppress inflammation, both for preventing other rheumatic problems, and heart disease and stroke! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My vit D3 level is 73.7. Hla-b27 negative
I have severe joint pains nd it is neither arthritis. What could be the reason for severe pains. ?
Severe pains: Many things can cause severe pain. You need to start with your doctor and describe your pains in great detail. You will be examined and labs drawn. If labs are normal you should be referred to a Rheumatologist. ...Read more
Long list: any autoimmune disease possible , its just a basic screen test, more depands on history and syymptoms. ...Read more