FACTOR V LEIDEN MUTATION ANALYSIS

Specimen Required
Draw blood in lavender EDTA tube. Send 3.0 mL whole blood (0.5 mL minimum) room temperature.

Alternate Specimen
Whole Blood: ACD

Rejection Criteria
Serum, plasma, heparinized whole blood, tissue specimens

Methodology
The genotype is determined by Invader-based detection for the normal and mutant (R506q) alleles in genomic DNA isolated from blood.

Stability
Room Temperature: 5 days; Refrigerated: Not Recommended; Frozen: Unacceptable

Reference Range
Not detected

Performed
Set-up: Monday, Thursday
Reported: Tuesday, Friday

Turnaround Time5 days
Test CodeF5L
CPT-4 Code (s)
81241
LOINC Codes
21668-9

Warde
Medical
Laboratory