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K275 : Activated Protein C resistant Assay (Chula)

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Test Code
K275
Test Name
Activated Protein C resistant Assay (Chula)
Department
Coagulation
Sample Type/Volume
Na Citrate plasma 2 ml
Storage Condition
Freeze
Collection Remark
-
Principle
-
Method
APTT-based
Reference Range
-
Clinical
The Activated Protein C Resistance (APC-R) test is a clotting based method used to screen for the Factor V Leiden mutation.
A positive result is suggestive of the Factor V Leiden mutation.
Carriers of this mutation are at an increased risk for venous thrombosis.
This test is not a genetic test. Refer to the Factor V (Leiden) Mutation Analysis.

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High = normal
Low = abnormal
Turnaround Time
11 days
Operation Schedule
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