Sample type: Whole Blood
Test name: Factor V Leiden
Condition / Indication: Mutations in Factor V Leiden gene may be associated with increased risk for deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism (VTE).
Special precautions & notes: Usually requested as part of a Thrombophilia Screen (which requires 3 full tubes). - See 'Thrombophilia Screen' for further details.
Reference range: Results: Normal/Heterozygous or Homozygous.
Container: Citrate (Blue top)
Ideal volume (mL): 2.7 mL
Section: Performed at Oxford
Turnaround time: 1 month