Sample type: Whole Blood
Test name: Prothrombin Gene Mutation
Condition / Indication: Mutations in the prothrombin 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.
Container: Citrate (Blue top)
Ideal volume (mL): 3 full tubes
Turnaround time: 1 month