Identification of the novel HLA-B allele, HLA-B*15:539, in a South-Sudanese individual

HLA. 2019 Oct;94(4):380-381. doi: 10.1111/tan.13624. Epub 2019 Jul 24.


HLA-B*15:539 differs from HLA-B*15:151 by two nucleotide substitutions.

Keywords: HLA-B*15:539; next-generation sequencing; novel allele.

MeSH terms

  • Alleles*
  • Exons
  • HLA-B15 Antigen / genetics*
  • High-Throughput Nucleotide Sequencing
  • Humans
  • Polymorphism, Genetic
  • South Sudan


  • HLA-B15 Antigen