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Epic Test Name FACTOR 2 (PROTHROMBIN) MUTATION (G20210A)
Components
Synonyms Factor II mutation analysis; Prothrombin variant analysis; Prothrombin thrombophilia.
Description
Specimen Requirements 
Container
Specimen Type Blood
Preferred Collection Volume 1 mL
Minimum Collection Volume 0.5 mL
Collection Instructions
Specimen Handling Peripheral Blood: 1 mL whole blood in EDTA preferred. ACD is acceptable. Send specimen at room temperature or with cold pack.
Rejection Criteria Clotted peripheral blood. Specimens drawn in heparin will be rejected due to heparin's inhibitory nature to Taq Polymerase.
Methodology PCR, cleavase, FRET (Hologic)
Reference Range
CPT Code(s) 81240
Department Molecular Diagnostics
Contact Information Lab: (214)-648-0960
Turn Around Time1-5 days
Performed Twice weekly
Performed by Molecular Diagnostics
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Notes
Updated/Reviewed 12/07/2016


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