Prothrombin Gene Mutation

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: PROGENE MU
POE DESCRIPTION: PROTHROMBIN GENE MUTATION
CPT CODE: 83891, 83892, 83896 (x2), 83912, 83903 (x2)
TEST INFORMATION: Special coagulation test
TURNAROUND TIME: 7-10 days
CONTAINER TYPE:

Lavender top (EDTA) tube

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS: 2.0 mL whole blood
MINIMUM VOLUME: 1.0 mL whole blood
HANDLING INSTRUCTIONS: Sample should remain at room temperature.
REFERENCE RANGE: Normal (no mutations)
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Included as part of a Hypercoagulability Genetic Panel