Factor V Leiden

NameFactor V Leiden
Tube TypeBlue (Sodium Citrate)
Reporting Units
Reference RangeN/A 
Analytical RangeN/A
AvailabilityIs only performed as part of a thrombophilia screen
Target turnaround time14 Days.
Special requirements & notesReferred to Exeter for analysis
Patient preparationN/A
Volume required1 tube (2.7ml) must be full.

(Note: more tubes will be required for the other tests in the thrombophilia screen.)

If delayed transport to lab, store:Must be received in laboratory within an hour of taking sample.
Factors affecting result interpretationPlease refer to thrombophilia guidelines on BOB
Time limit for add on testN/A
Pathology disciplineHaematology
‘Lab Tests Online’ linkhttps://labtestsonline.org.uk/tests/factor-v-leiden-mutation-and-pt-20210-mutation

Last updated: May 27, 2020