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Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation

Alternate names:
D Dimer, DDimer, DIC Screen
Laboratory:
Coagulation
Test Code:
DD,FIB,COAG
Specimen types:
Plasma
Container types:
Sodium CitrateSodium Citrate
Collection Instructions:
Transport specimen at Room Temperature to lab
Samples found to have clots cannot be tested
 

Do not use 1 ml citrate tubes.

Filled to label and mix by inversion .

Minimum Adult Volume:
4 mL
Notes:

Includes INR, APTT, Fibrinogen and D-Dimer

Consultation is often necessary, so ensure pager number is clearly printed.

 

Frequency:
Daily
Result Turnaround Time:
2 hours
Reference Interval:

INR 0.9 - 1.2

APTT 28 - 42 sec

Fibrinogen 1.9 - 4.3 g/L

D- Dimer <0.3 mg/L

SPECIMEN COLLECTION MODULE (SCM) FAQs - CLICK HERE

 

CLICK HERE for a consent form to perform tests not covered by Medicare

TURN AROUND TIMES - When will my result be available?

CLICK HERE for Minimum Labelling Requirements

CLICK HERE for a printable Pathology request form

CLICK HERE for a Log sheet for recording Pathology results

"THE ART OF CCCCOLLECTION"

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