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Factor V Leiden mutation


Factor V Leiden mutation
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Turnaround Time:

10 working days


The Factor V gene is involved in the blood clotting pathway. The presence of the Leiden variant G1619A correlates with a predisposition for the development of thrombosis. The presence of the Factor V Leiden G1691A variant is determined using allelic discrimination by real time PCR.

Sample Requirements:

4ml blood in EDTA (purple top) Vacuette.



How result is reported:

Results that are not distributed digitally will be posted to the address provided on the request.



Transportation and Handling:

Specimens in transit should comply with UN3373 under ADR (The European agreement concerning the international carriage of dangerous goods by road)

Time limits for requesting additional examinations:

Within one month of submission of sample