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Factor V Leiden (for hypercoag eval)

Lab Section: 

Molecular Diagnostics

 

Lab Location: 

Main Lab

Test ID: 

LAB346

 

Methodology: 

PCR/Electrophoresis

Schedule: 

Monday-Friday

Reported: 

7 days

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 3.0 mL Blood in a Lavender Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 0.5 mL mL.
Handling: Collect into dedicated tube.
Unacceptable conditions: Frozen
Stability: Ambient: 1 week; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: Unacceptable

 

Notes: 

Clinical Indications: APC resistance functional assay should be performed prior to Factor V Leiden if patient not on anticoagulants

Reference Interval: 

See Interpretation.

CPT Code(s): 

81241

Last Changed: 

10/07/2016 08:47:59

Last Reviewed: 

8/18/2017 9:10 AM