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Test Code 0210682 Factor V Leiden Mutation, Blood

Methodology

Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) utilizing the Cepheid GeneXpert® Dx System

Performing Laboratory

CentraCare Laboratory Services

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Whole blood

Container/Tube: Lavender top (EDTA)

Other:  Sodium citrate (Blue top), never centrifuged

Specimen Volume: 4 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Invert several times to mix blood.

2. Send specimen in original tube.

Specimen Transport Temperature

Refrigerate/Ambient 24 hrs/Frozen NO

Reference Values

Negative or Mutant

Day(s) Test Set Up

Continuously

Test Classification and CPT Coding

81241