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FACTOR V MUTATION (LEIDEN)

Mnemonic

FV LEIDEN

Synonym

Factor V - Leiden - Factor V Leiden - G1691A - c.1691G>A - 1691G>A - R506Q - F5 - c.1601G>A - p.Arg534Gln

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Whole Blood, one lavender (EDTA), yellow (ACD) or light blue (sodium citrate) top tube

Handling

Whole blood sample must be submitted in original container. Aliquot tubes will not be accepted. Do not separate whole blood. Do not freeze.

Preferred Volume

1.0 mL

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Transport

Refrigerated (2-8°C)

Rejection Criteria

Specimens collected in heparin, samples with insufficient volume, specimens tested in non-molecular labs, aliquoted specimens, specimens past stability and clotted specimens. 

Stability

Ambient: 4 hours; Refrigerate: Up to 7 days

Testing Information

Note

Critical sterile. Samples cannot be shared with other laboratory departments unless molecular testing is performed first.

Performed

Mon - Fri, batched.

Reported

2-6 days

Method

Real-time PCR/LightCycler

Reference Values

Reference Values

Interpretation provided.

CPT Codes

81241

Last Updated: Friday, November 10, 2017 06:59:36 AM


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