D-Dimer for FDP
Centralized Core Laboratory:Hematology
Blue top (sodium citrate)
Cause for rejection:
Sample hemolyzed, clotted, diluted with IV fluid; contam with heparin; improperly filled; not kept on ice; specimen stability 4 hours room temp.
Daily, 24 hours; STAT
Indicate clearly if a specimen has been drawn from an arterial line or from a line that has been rinsed with heparin.
OC Power Word:
Reference range: < 0.5 ug/mL
Fibrin Derivatives; Fibrin Split Products