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Epic Test Name FACTOR V LEIDEN MUTATION
Components
Synonyms F5 Leiden; Factor V Leiden mutation; Activated protein C deficiency, Leiden Type; Factor 5 thrombophilia; F5 ARG506GLN, 1691G-A
Description
Specimen Requirements 
Container Lavender (EDTA) collection tube
Specimen Type Peripheral blood
Preferred Collection Volume 1 mL
Minimum Collection Volume 0.5 mL
Collection Instructions
Specimen Handling Specimen must arrive within 72 hours of collection (48 hours for ACD).

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. Thawed tissue specimen. Specimens drawn in heparin will be rejected due to heparin's inhibitory nature to Taq Polymerase.
Methodology PCR, Cleavase, FRET (Hologic).
Reference Range See interpretive report.
CPT Code(s) 81241
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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