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Blood Test Information

(a.k.a Activated protein c resistance, Factor V Leiden screen)
minimum sample volume required ~ 2.7ml

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Tube type: 9NC

Special instructions
Contact Haem consultant before requesting. Samples from patients undergoing lysis therapy may yield false positive therefore should not be used. Time limit for add on = 24hrs
Contact Laboratory before requesting

Reference range


Linked to
Thrombophilia screen

Turnaround Time
42 days

Department: Haematology

Clinical Application
Used as part of thrombophilia screen and/or Factor V Leiden screen.


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