Department: Molecular Biology
Alternate Names for Test: PROTHROMBIN G20210A
Constituent Tests: FVL and Prothrombin Gene Mutation are performed together as a multiplex assay
Specimen Collection Requirements:
Phlebotomist Instructions: A single tube is adequate for both Factor V Leiden and Prothrombin G20210A testing, 
but cannot be shared with other tests.
Sample Type:

1x Mauve (EDTA) tube 4.0mL

Minimum Sample Volume: 3 mL Whole blood. No separation - whole blood
Alternative Blood Tubes: Blue (Sodium Citrate) tube 2.7mL
Additional Information: Part of Thrombophilia screen

Referred Specimens:
Minimum Aliquot: 3mL
Pre-Transport Requirements to Reference Lab: Room temperature
Transport Requirements to Reference Lab: Room temperature
In the Lab:
Delphic Code: FVPT
Ultra Code: TMG
Testing Schedule: Fortnightly
Turnaround Time: 14 days
Method: LightCycler - PCR
Stability Time Limit for Add-On Tests: No add on testing possible
Link to Application and Diagnostic Use Website: https://www.rcpa.edu.au/Library/Practising-Pathology/RCPA-Manual/Items/Pathology-Tests
Contact Details:
Lab Contact: Robyn Mardell
Department Name: Molecular Biology
Phone: (04) 918 5314

Test Information last updated on 08/06/2016
Website last updated on 02/12/2016 08:35

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