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D-Dimer HS

Specimen Type:

 

also known as Fibrin Split Products

Blood


HEMATOLOGY


Specimen requirements:

Blue Top

Critical ranges:

CATEGORY

LOW  

HIGH  

UNITS  

QUALITATIVE  

N/A

 

 > 240

ng/mL

240 or less is a negative test

 

Unit of measure:

ng /mL

Ideal sample:

2.7 mL Whole Blood, blue top tube

Absolute minimum amount:

2.4 mL Whole Blood, blue top tube

Method of collection:

N/A

Transportation:

Specimens from outside laboratories may be delivered as whole blood on ice, or as frozen plasma.

Label instructions:

N/A

The following substances can adversely affect the results:

Clots in Specimen

Request test on form:

MULTI LABS [Chem/Hem/UA/Tox/BB/Rheum] ( 151-104 )

Order/entry screen(s):

Hematology/Coagulation

Stat frequency:

Daily

Stat turn around time:

1 hour

Routine frequency:

Daily

Must be in by:

N/A

Routine turn around time:

1 Hour

For Hillcrest deliver to:

SCRAP : Specimen Central Receiving and

 

Processing, room 2-117

For Thornton deliver to:

Hematology : Processing Desk, 1st floor,

 

Hospital, room 1-013

Scheduling requirements :

N/A

Method:

Turbidimetric Immunoassay

Special Instructions:

Specimen must be received in the laboratory within four hours from the time of collection to be satisfactory for analysis.

 

Results are available on a Chart Copy

 

Results are Quantitative

CyberLAB abbreviation:

DDI

CyberLAB code:

7316

Lab Processing Instructions:

N/A