HLA-B*83 (B83) is an HLA-B
allele-group composed of a single allele, B*8301. There is no useful serologyassociated with this allele.cite journal | author = Marsh SG, Albert ED, Bodmer WF, "et al" | title = Nomenclature for factors of the HLA system, 2004 | journal = Tissue Antigens | volume = 65 | issue = 4 | pages = 301–69 | year = 2005 | pmid = 15787720 | doi = 10.1111/j.1399-0039.2005.00379.x]
It is found in a single Mbenzele Pygmy tribe of the
Central Africa Republicat 1.5%.cite journal | author = Bruges Armas J, Destro-Bisol G, López-Vazquez A, "et al" | title = HLA class I variation in the West African Pygmies and their genetic relationship with other African populations | journal = Tissue Antigens | volume = 62 | issue = 3 | pages = 233–42 | year = 2003 | pmid = 12956877 | doi = ] "B*8301 appears to be the result of the replacement of exon 2 from B*4402 with exon 2 from B*5603".cite journal | author = Steiner NK, Gans CP, Kosman C, "et al" | title = New alleles in the B44 family including B*44022, B*44032, B*4411, B*4420, B*4421, B*4424, and B*8301 | journal = Tissue Antigens | volume = 57 | issue = 4 | pages = 376–9 | year = 2001 | pmid = 11380952 | doi = ] (For terminology help see: HLA-serotype tutorial)
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