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Prothrombin Mutation, Factor II *

SIM

20417 

CPT

81240 

Synonyms

Factor  II DNA Mutation; Prothrombin Gene Analysis; Prothrombin Gene Mutation; Prothrombin DNA; G20210A Mutation  

Specimen Type

Whole blood 

Container

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

Collection Instructions

Specimen cannot be shared with other specimens.

Volume

Volume: 7 ml. 
Minimum volume: 3 ml. 

Additional Information

This test detects the factor II G20210A mutation and will help identify those who carry this mutation and who are at risk for thrombosis.

Patient Preparation

Specimen Processing Instructions

Do not centrifuge;  do not transfer blood to aliquot tube, leave in original tube; do not share specimens

Transport Requirements

Room temperature

Specimen Stability

 Room Temperature: 14 days 

Rejection Criteria

Frozen specimen; hemolysis; improper tube collection; serum or plasma

Reference Range

Not detected

Critical Value

 

Test Includes

Prothrombin, Factor II analysis 

Methodology

Polymerase chain reaction (PCR); restriction enzyme digestion; gel electrophoresis 

Testing Frequency

 

LCA

511162 

Reviewed By

Lisa McBride

Reviewed Date

2/20/2018

Supplemental

* Denotes  Reference Lab Test

Reviewed by Lisa McBride on February 20, 2018

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