Factor V Leiden
Factor V Lieden is a mutation in the Factor V gene that renders FV resistant to activated Protein C (Arg506Gln mutation). The presence of the mutation leads to an increased risk of thrombosis.
|03 (EB) - EDTA Blood
|Usually performed as part of a full thrombophilia screen with an assay that also detects Prothrombin (G20210A) Mutation.
Chancellor / Lincoln Wing Link Corridor
St James University Hospital
|EDTA - minimum of 0.5 mls.
|Ref. Range Notes
|Results normally reported as "Not Detected" (wild type), "Heterozygous" or "Homozygous"