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HLA-B5 (B51/52) Test for Behcet's Disease

The HLA B5 test is a blood test conducted to help diagnose Behcet's disease, a rare disorder that causes blood vessel inflammation throughout your body. HLA-B5 is of two types: B51 and B52. B51 is a split antigen of the broad antigen B5, and is a sister serotype of B52. The presence of the B51 antigen is often associated with a higher risk of developing Behcet's disease, but it's important to note that not everyone who are positive to HLA-B51 antigen will have the disease.

  • Profile Name: HLA-B5 (B51/52) Test for Behcet's Disease
  • Sample Type: Blood
  • Preparations Required: No specific preparation is needed for this test. However, you should inform your healthcare provider about any medication or supplements you're currently taking as they may influence the results.
  • Report Time: 3 Days

Behcet's disease is a multisystem condition affecting various parts of the body, including the eyes, mouth, skin, joints, and central nervous system. Its symptoms can vary widely, and because it affects individuals differently, it can sometimes be challenging to diagnose. The HLA-B5 blood test is a tool that can aid in this process, alongside other diagnostic measures. Sprint Diagnostics ensures accurate and expert diagnostic services in hyderabad at your nearest locations for your convenience.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The HLA-B5 (B51/52) test is a genetic test that looks for the presence of a specific variant of the HLA-B gene, which has been linked to an increased risk of Behcet's disease.

Behcet's disease is a rare, chronic condition that causes inflammation in blood vessels throughout the body. Symptoms can vary widely and may include mouth sores, eye inflammation, skin rashes, and genital sores.

HLA-B51 is associated with certain autoimmune diseases, most notably Behçet's disease.It's important to note that having HLA-B51 does not guarantee the development of Behçet's disease, and individuals without this allele can still be affected by the condition.

There is currently no cure for Behcet's disease, but treatments can help manage symptoms and prevent serious complications.

No, you do not need to fast before this test. Just be sure to inform your healthcare provider of any medications or supplements you're taking.

Sprint Diagnostics provides HLA-B5 (B51/52) Test at an affordable price of just ₹ 5500. Book your appointment now at your nearest sprint diagnostics location.

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