What is Hla-b27?

It is blood test which looks for protein human leukocyte antigen B27 on the surface of white blood cells.This test is done for diagnosis of ankylosing spondylitis and reiter's syndrome.

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I am HLA B27 positive and had reoccurence of uvities .Recently I had uvities episode in my right eye and still the medicine is going on .This time...

doctor1 MD

Dear Friend,

Your description about your problem is quite clear. Uveitis in your case is an autoimmune reaction which is affecting your choroidal...

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i have been found positive of HLA-B27 what does this mean?

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This is psoriatic arthritis which could be treated with medications

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I am 38 is diagonised with sero-negative spondyloarthropathy, ankylosing spondilytis. diagnosis - hla b27 positive with hlab-7 in 0.6% cases.can u...

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hi .welcome to HealthcareMagic forum.operation is done only in late stages.usually controlled well on medication.consult treating doctor.

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