Test Directory

F11 screen for detection of familial mutation (FXI deficiency)

Containers - Adult

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Red Cap Tube EDTA KE 2.7ml
Volume Range

​2.7ml​

Additive per Container

​EDTA

Containers - Child

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Pink Cap - Paediatric
Volume Range

Minimum volume of 1ml is required.

Additive per Container

​EDTA

Reference ranges

Individual reports are generated for each analysis. The report will provide a full explanation of the testing procedures used and the clinical implications of the results obtained for the patient and family. ​ ​

Laboratory Site

WGH
Crewe Road South
Edinburgh
EH4 2XU
Telephone: 0131 537 1000

Transport arrangements

Lab van or 1st class post

Sample storage arrangements

Refrigerate - DO NOT FREEZE

Availability

Test not available during restricted service.

Anticipated turnaround

4 weeks

What happens if the result is positive or abnormal

Results of all genetic tests are reported to the referring clinician.

General additional information

Citrated anticoagulated venous blood, or DNA extracted from EDTA or citrated blood, may be sent instead of an EDTA specimen.

For more information see the molecular genetics service webpage: 

https://services.nhslothian.scot/clinicalgeneticsservice/GeneticLaboratoryServices/molecular_genetics/Pages/default.aspx or

Contact the laboratory on 0131 537 1116.