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Overview

Test name

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Factor V Leiden

Purpose of the test

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This is a clinical test intended for Help: Diagnosis, Mutation Confirmation, Risk Assessment

Condition

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How to order

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1. Choose the desired test from the Test Directory. 2. Obtain information on the required specimen for the specific test from the Test Information page. 3. Fill out the necessary test requisition form and any other required forms from the Forms page. 4. Provide the required Billing information or make the required payment arrangements. 5. Submit the sample according to the Specimen Handling instructions.
Order URL Help: http://www.saintfrancis.com/genetics/Pages/Test-Ordering.aspx

Specimen source

Amniocytes
Amniotic fluid
Buccal swab
Chorionic villi
Isolated DNA
Peripheral (whole) blood

Methodology

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Molecular Genetics
TTargeted variant analysis
Gold nanoparticle probe technology
  • Nanosphere Verigene System

Summary of what is tested

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Clinical utility

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Not provided

Clinical validity

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Up to 30%of patients presenting with deep vein thrombosis (DVT) or pulmonary embolism (PE) have the mutation.

Test services

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  • Clinical Testing/Confirmation of Mutations Identified Previously

Practice guidelines

  • NICE, 2023
    UK NICE Guideline NG158, Venous thromboembolic diseases: diagnosis, management and thrombophilia testing, 2023

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