27282:FACTOR V LEIDEN GENE MUTATION

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27282:FACTOR V LEIDEN GENE MUTATION
Methodology: Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
Edit Date: 6/11/2010
Performed: Tuesday, Friday
Released: Same day as tested
CPT Code: 83891-3A / 83896-3A x2 / 83898-3A / 83903-3A / 83912-3A
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: One 4 mL lavender top tube (EDTA). Also acceptable: One 6 mL yellow top tube (ACD). Acceptable but not recommended: Two 2.7 mL light blue top tubes (sodium citrate).
Handling: Refrigerate. DO NOT FREEZE.
Stability: At least 7 days refrigerated at 2-8° C. Unstable ambient or frozen.
Standard Volume: 4 mL whole blood.
Minimum Volume: 3 mL whole blood.
Transport: Refrigerated. DO NOT FREEZE.
Rejection Criteria: Marked hemolysis; frozen specimen.

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Reference Range:
Negative for Factor V Leiden gene mutation.Interpretive Data: Results are reported as NEGATIVE, HETEROZYGOUS or HOMOZYGOUS for FACTOR V LEIDEN gene mutation.