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FACTOR V MUTATION (LEIDEN)

Mnemonic

FV LEIDEN

Synonym

Factor V Leiden - Factor V Gene Mutation

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

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

Handling

Do not separate.

Preferred Volume

1.0 mL

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Transport

Refrigerated (2-8°C)

Rejection Criteria

Clotted sample

Stability

Ambient: 4 hours; Refrigerate: Up to 7 days

Testing Information

Performed

Tue, Thu

Reported

2-6 days

Method

Real-time PCR/LightCycler

Reference Values

Reference Values

Interpretation provided.

CPT Codes

81241

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:41:01 AM


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