PROTHROMBIN (FACTOR II) 20210G>A MUTATION (QUEST)

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a lavender EDTA. Send 5.0 mL (3.0 mL) in original tube at room temperature

Alternate Specimen
Whole blood: Dark blue EDTA, sodium or lithium heparin, and ACD A

Methodology
Polymerase Chain Reaction and Detection

Stability
Room temperature: 8 days; Refrigerated: 8 days; Frozen: 30 days

Reference Range
See report

Performed
Sunday - Saturday

Turnaround Time5 -7 days
Test CodeP202A
CPT-4 Code (s)
81240
ZB0WB
LOINC Codes
Prothrombin (Factor II)   24475-6  
Interpretation   24476-4  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory