|Last Updated: June 20, 2021 @ 9:13 am|
Factor V Leiden
|Stability:||Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 1 Month(s); Frozen: Unacceptable; Incubated: Unacceptable|
|Interpretive Data:||General Reference Range : negative |
Where appropriate, medical consultation and/or genetic counseling should be offered to patients to inform and explain the risk implications and genetic implications of these test results.
Patient DNA is assayed for the Factor V Leiden G1691A mutation by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and eSensor technology. The product of PCR is detected on the GenMark XT8 system.
Other causes of activated protein C resistance and hereditary forms of venous thrombosis are not ruled out. The test result must be interpreted along with the patient's clinical history and other pertinent laboratory data.
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