Factor 2 and 5 Mutation Analysis

Abbrev Code:F5F2MD   
Order Code:LAB4603Order Name:Factor 2 and 5 Mutation Analysis
Order Instructions:Please see individual tests: F2MD and F5MD
Synonyms:F5F2PCR; F5F2MD; Prothrombin 20210A; Factor 5 Leiden and Factor 2 by PCR
Methodology:Amplification of DNA with restriction digest, detection by gel electrophoresis.
CPT Codes: 81240 x1, 81241 x1, G0452 x1
Special Instructions:Bone Marrow Transplant Patients; If a patient is the recipient of an allogeneic transplant, this test must be done on a pre-transplant sample. Contact the Molecular Diagnostics lab to see if a pre-transplant sample is available.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:10 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:2 mL
Container:Yellow (ACD, Solution A) tube available from laboratory
Alternate Containers: Orocollect Dx Buccal Swabs, Purple (EDTA), Yellow (ACD, Solution B) tube available from laboratory
Causes for Rejection:Frozen specimen, incorrect tube, clotted specimen, specimen more than 5 days old. Patients are only tested ONCE; if duplicate sample is collected, testing is canceled, credited and original results and collection date reported. Contact 612-273-8445 with questions. Testing requested on a sample punctured by an automated instrument. Add on testing to hematology samples is not accepted.  DNA extracted at non-CLIA certified (or equivalent) lab.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not process whole blood. Store at room temperature.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at room temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab UM Molecular Diagnostics (M)  (UMMC East Bank)


Reference Range:See individual test codes.

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