Method of Collection:
3.0 ml (1.5 ml Min.) whole blood in a lavender top (EDTA) tube. Ship refrigerated. Do not freeze
Days for reporting:
Why is the Test Done?
This test is done to detect mutation in prothrombin gene, which is the second most common cause of hypercoagulability. Patients with this mutation are more prone to develop thromboembolism in their lifetime.
How to prepare for the Test: