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Overview

Behçet’s disease (BD) is a chronic vasculitis of arteries and veins of all sizes characterized by recurrent oral ulcers, genital ulcers, ocular and skin involvement, and other multisystemic features.

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Summary Price Of HLA typing B5 locus Test

We are a trusted lab, offering HLA typing B5 locus Test with a transparent pricing structure.

The cost of HLA typing B5 locus Test in India varies as per the city in India.

The average price of HLA typing B5 locus Test ranges from ₹200 to ₹8900.

The price for the test in the following cities is:

  • Chennai: ₹8,900
  • Delhi: ₹8,500
  • Mumbai: ₹8,900
  • Pune: ₹8,900

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Human leukocyte antigen (HLA)-B5 and HLA- B51 genes are important in the pathogenesis of a disease. Positive result in the HLA- B51 test indicates increase in the risk for Behcet's disease by six times.

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Behçet’s disease (BD) is a chronic vasculitis of arteries and veins of all sizes characterized by recurrent oral ulcers, genital ulcers, ocular and skin involvement, and other multisystemic features. HLA B5 has two splits B*51 and B*52 of which only B*51 is important in the etiology of Behcet’s disease. HLA B* 51 and B*52 have almost similar distribution in Indian population ranging from 6.8- 15% in various ethnic groups in the country. Ocular involvement, which could lead to serious complications, is a very important feature of Behcet’s disease. HLA- B *51 positivity increases the risk for Behcet’s disease by six times. HLA– B*52 is not associated with additional risk.

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