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  • Factor V Mutation (Leiden)

    Test Name:Factor V Mutation (Leiden)
    Epic Order Code:LAB346
    CPT Code:81241  
    Specimen(s) Type:Whole Blood; 3 mL
    Acceptable Container(s):
    Testing Schedule:Testing is performed once per week. Call lab at 984-2365 for availability.
    Turn Around Time:STAT: NA
     Routine: 8 hours after run has started
    Collection Information:No special patient preparation is required. Obtain specimen by standard collection procedures.
    Transport Information:Deliver to lab immediately. All specimens must be signed into the laboratory.
    Reference Clients:If unable to deliver to the lab immediately, store and transport at 2-8° C. Do not centrifuge. Specimen must be received in lab within 1 month.
    Causes for Rejection:Improperly labeled, incorrect container, contaminated, insufficient quantity, incorrect/delay in transport.
    Reference Range:Not detected
    Additional Information:Detects Factor V Leiden Mutation, which is a risk factor for venous thrombosis and has been associated with strokes in young adults.