Prothrombin Gene Mutation

Container: Citrate (Blue top)

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

Discipline: Haematology

Turnaround time: 1 month