Factor II (Prothrombin) Mutation Study
The test helps to know the prolonged PT in a patient. It is associated with an increased risk of bleeding disorders.
How to prepare for the test?
The patient is advised not to eat anything for 12 hours before the test. He is also advised to stop taking the Heparin for a day and oral anticoagulants for a week before the test sample is collected. The physician should be consulted before stopping the medicines.