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ID:903 Activated Protein C Resistance (APCR).
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DescriptionAPCR is a screening test for FV Leiden Mutation. This test is no longer offered routinely as the department now offers Factor V Leiden genetic testing on all thrombophilia screen requests. Contact the laboratory to specifically request this test.
IndicationInvestigation of a thrombotic tendency.
Additional InfoThe APCR is expressed as a ratio. Should the result be less than 2.5 the sample is sent for FV Leiden PCR testing.
Concurrent TestsThrombophilia screen
Dietary RequirementsNone

InterpretationInterpreted against a normal range. Ratios of less than 2.5 are investigated for the genetic mutation. The ratio is related to the genotype of the patient.

Ref. Range (Male)Normal if between 2.58 - 5.46
Ref. Range (Female)Normal if between 2.58 - 5.46
Ref. Range (Paed)Normal if between 2.58 - 5.46
Ref. Range Notes
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Originally edited by : RJAR. Last edited on 15/05/2019 11:23:26. Published By RJAR on 15/05/2018 11:23:26.