Also known as: HLA-B*5701 Testing
A test that detects the presence of HLA-B*5701. The HLA-B*5701 molecule is linked to hypersensitivity to the antiretroviral (ARV) drug abacavir. A person who tests positive for HLA-B*5701 should not use abacavir.
See Related Term(s): Human Leukocyte Antigen