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Factor V Leiden (F5) R506Q Mutation Request

Mnemonic:    [FVL Rqst]
Name:    Factor V Leiden (F5) R506Q Mutation Request
Specimen:    3 mL whole blood from a Lavender top tube. Transport whole blood sample.

Do not freeze.
Minimum Spec:    3 mL
Neonatal Spec:    1 mL
Transport Temp:    Refrigerated
Spec Stability:    Stable 7 days refrigerated.
Ref Lab/Code:    ARUP 0097720
  Method:    Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
Note:    Do NOT order Factor V Leiden as an individual test. Activated Protein C Resistance (APC R) is a screening test for Factor V Leiden. If indicated the reference lab will reflex the Factor V Leiden.
Processing Info:    Factor V Leiden should not be ordered as an individual test, but if we receive only an EDTA sample use this orderable (FAC V LEID) after first consulting with a pathologist or hematology supervisor.