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Factor V Leiden *

SIM

15857 

CPT

81241 

Synonyms

Factor V Mutation 

Specimen Type

Whole blood 

Container

Lavender top (EDTA) tube or yellow-top (ACD) tube

Collection Instructions

Tube cannot be shared with other lab tests

Volume

Volume: 7ml. 

Minimum volume: 3 ml.

Additional Information

Detection of Leiden (R506Q) mutation in factor V gene (OMIM 227400), causing increased risk of thrombosis.

Patient Preparation

 

Specimen Processing Instructions

Whole blood-Do not centrifuge

Transport Requirements

Room temperature

Specimen Stability

7 days 

Rejection Criteria

Frozen specimen; hemolysis; quantity not sufficient; serum or plasma

Reference Range

Mutation detected or not detected

Critical Value

 

Test Includes

Factor V Leiden mutation detection 

Methodology

Allele-specific polymerase chain reaction(PCR) and gel electrophoresis 

Testing Frequency

 

LCA

511154 

Reviewed By

Lisa McBride 

Reviewed Date

2/14/2018

Supplemental

* Denotes Reference Lab Test

Reviewed by Lisa McBride on February 14, 2018

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