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ID:880 Prothrombin (G20210A) Mutation
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DescriptionThe Prothrombin (G20210A) Mutation ariese from a single missense mutation [G to A] at position 20210 of the prothrombin gene. The presence of the mutation is associated with an increased risk of thrombosis.
IndicationInvestigation of inappropriate thrombosis or thrombotic tendency. Investigation of recurrent miscarriage.
Additional InfoThe test is usually performed as part of a full thrombophilia screen.
Concurrent TestsThrombophilia screen
Dietary RequirementsNone
InterpretationResults reported as not detected (wild type), heterozygous or homozygous.

DepartmentSpecialist Laboratory Medicine
SampleBlood
TubeEDTA (Haem)
Tube Picture
Collection ConditionsNo restrictions
Min. Vol2 ml
Freq.

Ref. Range (Male)NA
Ref. Range (Female)NA
Ref. Range (Paed)NA
Ref. Range NotesResults normally reported as "Not Detected" (wild type), "Heterozygous" or "Homozygous"
Units- Descriptive Report
IP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
IP Routine TAT7 days
GP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
GP Routine TAT7 days
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Originally edited by : RJAR. Review due on 18/06/2019 10:37:50. Published By RJAR on 18/06/2018 10:37:50.