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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

Please note that this test is not accredited to ISO:15189 due to recent changes in equipment. This test has been verified internally and accreditation has been applied for.

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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