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17900: Factor V (Leiden) Mutation Analysis Print View
Factor V Leiden Mutation HYBEACONS     

PRIMARY
1 Whole Blood EDTA 5 (3) mL   Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 8 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 8 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Whole Blood ACD Sol B 5 (3) mL   Refrigerated - 8 Day(s)/Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 8 Day(s)  
  WB EDTA Trace Metal   Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 8 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 8 Day(s)  
  DNA, extracted   Refrigerated - 8 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 8 Day(s)  
  Whole Blood ACD Sol A 5 (3) mL   Room Temperature - 8 Day(s)/Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 8 Day(s)  

Factor V (Leiden) Mutation is a point mutation that causes resistance of Factor V protein degradation by activated protein C (APC). This mutation is associated with increased risk of venous thrombosis.

5 mL (3 mL) whole blood collected in an EDTA (lavender-top) tube
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Alternatives:
Whole blood collected in: EDTA (royal blue-top), sodium heparin
(green-top), ACD solution A or B (yellow-top), or lithium heparin
(green-top), Extracted DNA
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Transport Temperature: Room temperature
Setup Schedule
Sunday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Code
81241

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Notes
*The 2012 AMA CPT codebook contains Tier 1 and Tier 2 Molecular Pathology Procedures as well as Molecular Pathology Procedures to be coded by procedure rather than analyte. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed. `<






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