FACTOR V (5) LEIDEN
Department: Molecular Biology
Alternate Names for Test: PROTHROMBIN G20210A
PROTHROMBIN MUTATION
Constituent Tests: Prothrombin G20210A
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
In the Lab:
Delphic Code: FVL
Ultra Code: FAV
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: http://www.rcpamanual.edu.au/index.php?option=com_pttests&view=tests&Itemid=77
Contact Details:
Lab Contact: Robyn Mardell
Department Name: Molecular Biology
Phone: (04) 918 5314

Test Information last updated on 14/12/2015
Website last updated on 10/02/2016 09:52

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