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Test Code LAB11299 Prothrombin 20210A Mutation Analysis

Department

SEND OUTS

Reference Lab Test Number

P2021

Primary Collection Container

Lavender 6 mL (K3EDTA)

Alternate Collection Container

Lavender 4 mL (K3EDTA)

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

Negative

Methodology

Hologic Invader Assay – the genotype is determine by Invader – base detection for the normal and mutant (G2021A) alleles.

Performed

Monday and Thursday

Reported

6 Days

CPT Codes

81240

Unacceptable Conditions

Serum, plasma, heparinized whole blood, tissue specimens.