Abacavir Hypersensitivity Reaction, HIV

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Overview

Abacavir (Ziagen®) is an anti-retroviral drug used in the treatment of patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). In some patients (approximately 5%) a hypersensitivty reaction to Abacavir occurs. This reaction is strongly associated with specific HLA-B genotypes and genetic testing can help to identify individuals at risk. Follow the Read More button above to learn more.

When medically necessary, genetic testing for abacavir hypersensitivity reaction and genetic counseling are provided through the public healthcare system.  Testing may be performed by public laboratory within the health care system in your province, in another province, or by a private laboratory.   Discuss this test  with your physician if you feel it could be beneficial for you.

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Overview

Abacavir (Ziagen®) is an anti-retroviral drug used in the treatment of patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). In some patients (approximately 5%) a hypersensitivty reaction to Abacavir occurs. This reaction is strongly associated with specific HLA-B genotypes and genetic testing can help to identify individuals at risk. Follow the Read More button above to learn more.

When medically necessary, genetic testing for abacavir hypersensitivity reaction and genetic counseling are provided through the public healthcare system.  Testing may be performed by public laboratory within the health care system in your province, in another province, or by a private laboratory.   Discuss this test  with your physician if you feel it could be beneficial for you.

Public Providers

Resources

Private Laboratories*

*U.S. laboratories listed certified by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Service (CMS) CLIA Program

Overview

Abacavir (Ziagen®) is an anti-retroviral drug used in the treatment of patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). In some patients (approximately 5%) a hypersensitivty reaction to Abacavir occurs. This reaction is strongly associated with specific HLA-B genotypes and genetic testing can help to identify individuals at risk. Follow the Read More button above to learn more.

When medically necessary, genetic testing for abacavir hypersensitivity reaction and genetic counseling are provided through the public healthcare system.  Testing may be performed by public laboratory within the health care system in your province, in another province, or by a private laboratory.   Discuss this test  with your physician if you feel it could be beneficial for you.

Public Providers

Resources

Private Laboratories*

*U.S. laboratories listed certified by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Service (CMS) CLIA Program

Overview

Abacavir (Ziagen®) is an anti-retroviral drug used in the treatment of patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). In some patients (approximately 5%) a hypersensitivty reaction to Abacavir occurs. This reaction is strongly associated with specific HLA-B genotypes and genetic testing can help to identify individuals at risk. Follow the Read More button above to learn more.

When medically necessary, genetic testing for abacavir hypersensitivity reaction and genetic counseling are provided through the public healthcare system.  Testing may be performed by public laboratory within the health care system in your province, in another province, or by a private laboratory.   Discuss this test  with your physician if you feel it could be beneficial for you.

Public Providers

Resources

Private Laboratories*

*U.S. laboratories listed certified by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Service (CMS) CLIA Program

Overview

Abacavir (Ziagen®) is an anti-retroviral drug used in the treatment of patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). In some patients (approximately 5%) a hypersensitivty reaction to Abacavir occurs. This reaction is strongly associated with specific HLA-B genotypes and genetic testing can help to identify individuals at risk. Follow the Read More button above to learn more.

When medically necessary, genetic testing for abacavir hypersensitivity reaction and genetic counseling are provided through the public healthcare system.  Testing may be performed by public laboratory within the health care system in your province, in another province, or by a private laboratory.   Discuss this test  with your physician if you feel it could be beneficial for you.

Public Providers

Resources

Private Laboratories*

*U.S. laboratories listed certified by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Service (CMS) CLIA Program

Overview

Abacavir (Ziagen®) is an anti-retroviral drug used in the treatment of patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). In some patients (approximately 5%) a hypersensitivty reaction to Abacavir occurs. This reaction is strongly associated with specific HLA-B genotypes and genetic testing can help to identify individuals at risk. Follow the Read More button above to learn more.

When medically necessary, genetic testing for abacavir hypersensitivity reaction and genetic counseling are provided through the public healthcare system.  Testing may be performed by public laboratory within the health care system in your province, in another province, or by a private laboratory.   Discuss this test  with your physician if you feel it could be beneficial for you.

Public Providers

Resources

Private Laboratories*

*U.S. laboratories listed certified by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Service (CMS) CLIA Program

Overview

Abacavir (Ziagen®) is an anti-retroviral drug used in the treatment of patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). In some patients (approximately 5%) a hypersensitivty reaction to Abacavir occurs. This reaction is strongly associated with specific HLA-B genotypes and genetic testing can help to identify individuals at risk. Follow the Read More button above to learn more.

When medically necessary, genetic testing for abacavir hypersensitivity reaction and genetic counseling are provided through the public healthcare system.  Testing may be performed by public laboratory within the health care system in your province, in another province, or by a private laboratory.   Discuss this test  with your physician if you feel it could be beneficial for you.

Public Providers

Resources

Private Laboratories*

*U.S. laboratories listed certified by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Service (CMS) CLIA Program

Overview

Abacavir (Ziagen®) is an anti-retroviral drug used in the treatment of patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). In some patients (approximately 5%) a hypersensitivty reaction to Abacavir occurs. This reaction is strongly associated with specific HLA-B genotypes and genetic testing can help to identify individuals at risk. Follow the Read More button above to learn more.

When medically necessary, genetic testing for abacavir hypersensitivity reaction and genetic counseling are provided through the public healthcare system.  Testing may be performed by public laboratory within the health care system in your province, in another province, or by a private laboratory.   Discuss this test  with your physician if you feel it could be beneficial for you.

Public Providers

Resources

Private Laboratories*

*U.S. laboratories listed certified by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Service (CMS) CLIA Program

Overview

Abacavir (Ziagen®) is an anti-retroviral drug used in the treatment of patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). In some patients (approximately 5%) a hypersensitivty reaction to Abacavir occurs. This reaction is strongly associated with specific HLA-B genotypes and genetic testing can help to identify individuals at risk. Follow the Read More button above to learn more.

When medically necessary, genetic testing for abacavir hypersensitivity reaction and genetic counseling are provided through the public healthcare system.  Testing may be performed by public laboratory within the health care system in your province, in another province, or by a private laboratory.   Discuss this test  with your physician if you feel it could be beneficial for you.

Public Providers

Resources

Private Laboratories*

*U.S. laboratories listed certified by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Service (CMS) CLIA Program

Overview

Abacavir (Ziagen®) is an anti-retroviral drug used in the treatment of patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). In some patients (approximately 5%) a hypersensitivty reaction to Abacavir occurs. This reaction is strongly associated with specific HLA-B genotypes and genetic testing can help to identify individuals at risk. Follow the Read More button above to learn more.

When medically necessary, genetic testing for abacavir hypersensitivity reaction and genetic counseling are provided through the public healthcare system.  Testing may be performed by public laboratory within the health care system in your province, in another province, or by a private laboratory.   Discuss this test  with your physician if you feel it could be beneficial for you.

Public Providers

Resources

Private Laboratories*

*U.S. laboratories listed certified by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Service (CMS) CLIA Program