D-Dimer for FDP
Centralized Core Laboratory:Hematology
Blue top (sodium citrate)
2.7 mL (minimum 1.8 mL)
Must use appropriate sodium citrate tube based on volume of blood drawn (1.8 mL or 2.7 mL tube)
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.
Reference range: < 0.5 ug/mL
Fibrin Derivatives; Fibrin Split Products