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19704: Activated Protein C Resistance with Rflx to Factor V (Leiden) Print View
APC Resistance CLOT DET  > 2.0  ratio 

PRIMARY
1 Plasma Citrated 2 (1) mL   Room Temperature - 1 Hour(s)/Refrigerated - 4 Hour(s)/Frozen - 6 Month(s)  
2 Whole Blood EDTA 4 (2) mL   Refrigerated - 8 Day(s)/Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 8 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Whole Blood ACD 4 (2) mL   Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 8 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 8 Day(s)  
  WB EDTA Trace Metal   Room Temperature - 8 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 8 Day(s)/Frozen - 30 Day(s)  

Platelet-poor plasma: Centrifuge light blue-top tube for 15 minutes at
approximately 1500 g within 60 minutes of collection. Using a plastic
pipette, remove plasma, taking care to avoid the WBC/platelet buffy
layer and place into a plastic vial. Centrifuge a second time and
transfer platelet-poor plasma into a new plastic vial. Plasma must be
free of platelets (<10,000/mcL). Freeze immediately and ship on
dry ice.
Whole Blood: Preferred shipping temperature is frozen, but
room temperature shipping is acceptable.

Reject Criteria: Gross hemolysis
Setup Schedule
Sunday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
3 days

CPT Code
85307

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
If Activated Protein C-Resistance is <2.1 ratio, Factor V (Leiden) Mutation Analysis is performed at an additional charge (CPT 81241).






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