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What is HLA-B27 test? Why & When to do HLA B27? Symptoms for HLA B27 test

What is the HLA-B27 test? Human leukocyte antigen B27 (HLA-B27) is a protein located on the surface of your white blood cells. An HLA-B27 test is a blood test that identifies HLA-B27 proteins. Human leukocyte antigens (HLAs) are proteins commonly found on white blood cells. These antigens help your immune system identify the differences between …

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Lupus Anticoagulants – Anti Phospholipid, Anti cardiolipin antibody Tests

Lupus Anticoagulants Lupusanticoagulants (LAs) are a type of antibody produced by your body’s immune system. While most antibodies attack disease in the body, LAs attack healthy cells and cell proteins. They attack phospholipids, which are essential components of cell membranes. LAs are associated with an immune system disorder known as antiphospholipid syndrome. What are the …

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Lupus – Types, Symptoms, Causes, Risk factors, Diagnosis, Prevention Tips

What is lupus? Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease that causes inflammation throughout your body. An autoimmune disease is a condition in which your body’s own immune system is responsible for the inflammation and breakdown of its own cells. The inflammation seen in lupus can affect various organs and tissues in your body, including your: joints skin …

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