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Thrombophilia Screen Molecular

Alternate Names
HYPER5
Ordering Information

This test expands to request both the Molecular Thrombophilia screens: Factor V Leiden and Prothrombin gene mutation assays as well as the Hypercoagulation screen (Protein C, Protein S Free, Antithrombin III and Lupus Anti-Coagulant).

Please collect a separate dedicated 1 x 4mL EDTA tube for Factor V Leiden testing unless Prothrombin Gene Mutation and/or Methylenetetrahydrofolate Reductase (MTHFR) are also requested.

Prothrombin Gene Mutation, Methylenetetrahydrofolate Reductase (MTHFR) and/or Factor V leiden testing can be performed on the same 1 x 4mL EDTA tube.

 

Laboratory
Molecular Diagnostics
Specimen
Blood
Container
EDTA (purple)
Additional Collection Instructions

Once received in the lab, store the EDTA tube in the walk-in freezer.

This test expands to request both Factor V Leiden and Prothrombin gene mutation assays.

Please collect a separate dedicated 1 x 4mL EDTA tube for Factor V Leiden testing unless Prothrombin Gene Mutation and/or Methylenetetrahydrofolate Reductase (MTHFR) are also requested.

Prothrombin Gene Mutation, Methylenetetrahydrofolate Reductase (MTHFR) and/or Factor V leiden testing can be performed on the same 1 x 4mL EDTA tube.

A citrate tube is not acceptable

Minimum Adult Volume
None
Minimum Paediatric Volume
None