DDQ - D-Dimer - Ddimer - D dimer
Indicated for use in conjunction with a clinical pretest probability assessment model to exclude deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE) and as an aid in the diagnosis of disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC).
Specimen Collection Requirements
One light blue (3.2% Buffered Sodium Citrate) top tube
DO NOT refrigerate. See Coagulation Specimen Collection Guidelines. For more information
If frozen, 1.0 mL aliquot
If frozen, 0.5 mL aliquot
Clotted samples, samples collected in containers other than 3.2% Buffered Sodium Citrate, tubes filled less than 90%, over-filled tubes, hemolyzed samples due to ex-vivo causes (i.e., difficult draw, poor sample draw). Refrigerated specimens.
WHOLE BLOOD Ambient: 8 hours PLASMA Ambient: 8 hours; Frozen: -20°C 1 month, -70°C 6 months; OPEN TUBE: 8 hours ambient
Enzyme Linked Fluorescent Immunoassay
Samaritan Health Services Laboratories
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