Specimen Requirements

Title

FACTOR V LEIDEN MUTATION ANALYSIS

Specimen Requirement

1 Lavender Top EDTA/3.0 mL whole blood. Store and ship at room temperature.

Methodology

Stability

Room Temp 5 days.

Reference Range

By report*

Turnaround

Set up Mon/Thurs Reported Tues/Fri

Clinical Use

Detection of Leiden (R506Q) mutation in factor V gene, causing increased risk of thrombosis.

Test Code

F5LW