DNA Factor II (prothrombin) Mutation

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Also Known as (Alias) Factor II genotyping
Method polymerase chain reaction (PCR) based
Test Information Patients testing positive for APC resistance or the Factor V Leiden mutation should be considered for testing for the Factor II (Prothrombin) G20210A variant. Individuals who are homozygous or heterozygous for the 20210A genotype have a 3-to 5-fold elevated risk for venous thrombosis.
Additional Test Information Test Values:
Homozygous normal (20210G)
Heterozygous or Homozygous abnormal (20210A)
*Note abnormal tests are confirmed by repeating tests.  
Sample Requirements EDTA (lavender top)
Requested Volume 5cc EDTA (lavender top) tube
Minimum Volume or Pediatric volume 5cc EDTA (lavender top) tube
Shipping Information Whole blood shipped at ambient temperature and should arrive in the lab within 48 hours.

Send samples to:
Bloodworks Northwest
Eastlake SDL
1551 Eastlake Ave E.
Seattle, WA 98102

For additional information please see Ordering Information
Requisition Form Request for Testing Hemostasis Reference Laboratory
Transaction Code 3250-04
CPT Codes 81240
Test Schedule Weekly on Tuesdays on samples received Wednesday through Monday noon
Turn around Time (analytic time) 3 business days
Report/Results Fax number required to receive report