PROTHROMBIN 20210A MUTATION ANALYSIS

Test Documentation
Specimen Required
Draw blood in a 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
Hologic Invader Assay - the genotype is determine by Invader - base detection for the normal and mutant (G2021A) alleles.

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

Reference Range
Negative

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

Turnaround Time5 days
Test CodeP2021
CPT-4 Code (s)
81240
LOINC Codes
24476-4

Warde
Medical
Laboratory