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Factor II Mutation

Test Name:Factor II Mutation
Epic Order Code:LAB834  
CPT Code:81240  
Specimen(s) Type:Whole blood; 3 mL
Acceptable Container(s):Tube top is purple (lavender).
Testing Schedule:Monday-Friday
Turn Around Time:3-5 days
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 Client:If unable to deliver to the lab immediately, store and transport the specimen at 2-8°C. Do not centrifuge. Specimen must be received in lab within 7 days.
Causes for Rejection:Improperly labeled, incorrect container, contaminated, insufficient quantity, incorrect/delay in transport.
Reference Range:Negative  
Additional Information:Detects Factor II Mutation, which is a risk factor for hemorrhage in decreased levels of prothrombin and venous thrombosis in elevated levels of prothrombin.