Specimen Type: Citrated Plasma
Container: 1 Light Blue Top Tube
Preferred Vol: 1.00 mL
Min Vol: 0.50 mL
Monday - Saturday
STRICT FROZEN. Separate Plasma and Freeze within 1 hour of collection.
D-Dimer is one of the measurable byproducts of activation of the fibrinolytic system. Quantitation of D-Dimer assesses fibrinolytic activation and intravascular thrombosis. D-Dimer is of particular value in excluding the diagnosis of venous thromboembolism among patients at high risk.