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Factor ii prothrombin (gene g20210a)

This is an important test used to detect the factor II G20210A mutation.

Venous blood
1 tests included
5 days turnaround

£250.00

£199.00

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.

 

What's tested

Genetics

How it works

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Order your kit

Just order a test online and get your kit delivered right to you door. Your kit contains everything you need for the test.

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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.

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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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