Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Screen for Factor V Leiden Mutation

Test Name: Screen for Factor V Leiden Mutation
Alternate Name(s): FVL
Laboratory: Molecular Diagnostics
Specimen Type: 4 mL Lavender (EDTA) top Vacutainer tubes

Pediatric
0-2 years:
Contact Lab at Ext. 58140 for number of tubes required prior to sampling
Collection Information: LHSC patient samples require authorization by a Hematologist.
Requisition: GENERAL LABORATORY REQUISITION
Test Schedule: Bi-weekly
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
2 weeks
Stat
N/A
 
Reference Range: Negative
Effective Date: 2006-06-01
Revised Date: 2018-09-26
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments:  
Special Processing:  
Comments:  
Method of Analysis: Automated clot detection
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment:  
System Codes: 
Cerner
FVL
 
Referred To:  

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