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Test Code LAB346 Factor V Leiden

Department

HEMATOLOGY

Collection Requirements

ATTENTION: Please double check your order, this order is for coagulation testing and is often confused with the molecular test Factor V Leiden Mutation.

Must be a full draw.

Mix thoroughly immediately after collection.

Primary Collection Container

Blue 2.7 mL (Citrate)

Transport

Platelet-poor plasma frozen

Preferred Transport Temperature

Frozen

Processing

Centrifuge within 30 minutes of collection.

Centrifuge at 3300 rpm for 20 minutes.

Stability

Ambient: Unacceptable

Refrigerated: 4 hours

Frozen: 30 days

Minimum Testing Volume

1.0 mL

Reference Range

= or > 2.0

Methodology

Turbidimetric Clot Detection ACL Top

Performed

Monday, Wednesday, and Friday

7:00 am – 2:00 pm

Reported

As completed

CPT Codes

85307

Unacceptable Conditions

Hemolyzed, clotted, short drawn, non-frozen and serum specimens.