Prothrombin (G20210A) Mutation
The Prothrombin (G20210A) Mutation arises from a single missense mutation [G to A] at position 20210 of the prothrombin gene on chromosome 11. The presence of the mutation is associated with an increased risk of thrombosis.
|Tube||03 (EB) - EDTA Blood|
|Additional Information||Usually performed as part of a full thrombophilia screen with an assay that also detects Factor V Leiden Mutation.|
|Turn Around||7 days|
|Send to||Specialist Coagulation
Chancellor / Lincoln Wing Link Corridor
St James University Hospital
|Collection Con||EDTA - minimum of 0.5 mls.|
|Ref. Range Notes||Results normally reported as "Not Detected" (wild type), "Heterozygous" or "Homozygous"