About Factor ii prothrombin (gene g20210a)
What is factor II mutation?
Factor II mutation is a genetic condition caused by a DNA mutation in the gene for prothrombin (called G20210A). Prothrombin is a protein produced by the liver that is important for blood clotting. A mutation in the G20210A gene causes increased production of prothrombin resulting in a higher risk of blood clots. This includes deep vein thrombosis (DVT) which can lead to a pulmonary embolism if the clot becomes loose and travels to the lungs.
Why take the test?
This test detects the factor II G20210A mutation. This is important for individuals carrying the mutation who are at an increased risk of clotting.
How it works
Purchase your Kit
Just order a test online and get your kit delivered right to your door unless you are ordering a COVID-19 Fit to Fly test where you will be given appointment options to attend our clinics across the United Kingdom for a nose and throat swab PCR test at the checkout stage.
Take your test and post
Follow our simple instructions to take your sample and post back the enclosed prepaid envelope to our accredited lab for processing. We also offer home or workplace visits by a qualified nurse. For COVID-19 Fit to Fly tests you must attend one of our partner clinics for our trained collection officers to take your sample. You will then have the results emailed to you.
Get results directly to your dashboard
You will receive an email notification from our medical team when your results are available on your secure personalised health dashboard.
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