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Laboratory Medicine

Test catalogue

Prothrombin Mutation G20210A

Test Name

Prothrombin Mutation G20210A (Prothrombin G20210A Gene Mutation)

Blue Tube Specimen Type / Requirements

Container Type = Blue Tube (Sodium Citrate)

Minimum Volume = Full draw

9:1 Ratio (9 parts blood to 1 part anticoagulant)

Lavender Top (EDTA) is also acceptable.

Specimen Handling

Collection Instructions: Must indicate anticoagulant status to avoid delay. Approval from the Medical Director is REQUIRED for inpatient samples. Referred-in patients can be tested without approval from the Medical Director. Outpatients can be tested from pre-approved clinics and ordering physicians.

Write your initials, date and time of collection on the collection label.

Transportation: In/Outpatients: Send whole citrated blood or lavender top at room temperature to the Core Laboratory as soon as possible.

Sample Rejection Criteria: Clotted sample, grossly hemolyzed samples, Unlabeled or samples with insufficient quantity will be rejected.

Required Documentation

Turnaround Time (TAT)

14 days

Test Utilization

Reference Value

See Interpretive Comment.

Test Code

PRMU

Methodology

PCR Assay

Testing Location

SMH-Molecular Diagnostic

Other information

Last Updated: June 06, 2019