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Test Catalog

Test ID: FPF2V    
Prothrombin (F2) c. *97G>A (G20210A) Pathogenic Variant

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Whole blood

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing

Container/Tube: 

Preferred: Yellow top (ACD)

Acceptable: Lavender EDTA, Pink (K2EDTA)

Specimen Volume: 3 mL

Collection Instructions: Collect blood in a yellow top (ACD) tube and submit 3 mL blood refrigerated.

Specimen Minimum Volume Defines the amount of sample necessary to provide a clinically relevant result as determined by the Testing Laboratory

1.0 mL

Reject Due To Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected

Hemolysis NA
Lipemia NA
Icterus NA
Other Plasma or serum; collection of specimen in sodium heparin tubes. 

Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the performing laboratory, alternate acceptable temperatures are also included

Specimen TypeTemperatureTimeSpecial Container
Whole bloodRefrigerated (preferred)7 days
 Ambient 72 hours