Factor VII R353Q Mutation Analysis [16180X]

Test Code
161808

CPT Codes
81400<br /> This code is for non-New York State clients only. For New York State patient testing, use code 16181X.

Preferred Specimen
5 mL whole blood collected in an EDTA (lavender-top) tube

Minimum Volume
3 mL

Other Acceptable Specimens
Whole blood collected in: ACD solution A or B (yellow-top), or lithium heparin (green-top), or sodium heparin (green-top) tube

Transport Temperature
Room temperature

Specimen Stability
Room temperature: 8 days
Refrigerated: 8 days
Frozen: Unacceptable

Methodology
Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) • Single Nucleotide Primer Extension

FDA Status
This test was developed and its analytical performance characteristics have been determined by Quest Diagnostics. It has not been cleared or approved by FDA. This assay has been validated pursuant to the CLIA regulations and is used for clinical purposes.

Setup Schedule
Set up: Thurs a.m.; Report available: 9 days

Reference Range
See Laboratory Report

Clinical Significance
This test detects a polymorphism in the Factor VII gene, R353Q, which may confer protection against thrombosis.

Performing Laboratory
Quest Diagnostics Nichols Inst San Juan Capistrano
33608 Ortega Highway
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675



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