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Prothrombin mutation

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Prothrombin mutation
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Turnaround Time:

10 working days

Description:

The Prothrombin gene is involved in the blood clotting pathway. The presence of the Prothrombin G20210A variant correlates with a predisposition for the development of thrombosis. The presence of the G20210A variant is determined using allelic discrimination by real time PCR.

Sample Requirements:

4ml blood in EDTA (purple top) Vacuette.

Interference:

n/a

How result is reported:

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

Alias:

PTM

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