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Test Code LAB10558 Factor V Leiden Mutation Analysis

Department

SEND OUTS

Reference Lab Test Number

F5L

Primary Collection Container

Lavender 6 mL (K3EDTA)

Alternate Collection Container

Lavender 4 mL (K3EDTA)

ACDA – Pale Yellow (Acid Citrate Dextrose)

Transport

Whole blood ambient

Preferred Transport Temperature

Ambient

Processing

Send 3.0 mL whole blood.

Stability

Ambient: 5 days

Refrigerated: Not Recommended Frozen: Unacceptable

Minimum Testing Volume

0.5 mL

Reference Range

Not detected

Methodology

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

Performed

Set-up: Monday and Thursday

Reported: Tuesday and Friday

Reported

6 days

CPT Codes

81241

Unacceptable Conditions

Serum, plasma, heparinized whole blood, tissue specimens.