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Test ID: DIMER    
D-Dimer, Plasma

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Diagnosis of intravascular coagulation and fibrinolysis (ICF), also known as disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC), especially when combined with clinical information and other laboratory test data (eg, platelet count, assays of clottable fibrinogen and soluble fibrin monomer complex, and clotting time assays-prothrombin time and activated partial thromboplastin time)

 

Exclusion of the diagnosis of acute pulmonary embolism or deep vein thrombosis, particularly when results of a sensitive D-dimer assay are combined with clinical information, including pretest disease probability

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Only orderable as part of a profile or reflex. For more information see:

ALBLD / Bleeding Diathesis Profile, Limited, Plasma

AATHR / Thrombophilia Profile, Plasma

APROL / Prolonged Clot Time Profile, Plasma

ADIC / Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation/Intravascular Coagulation and Fibrinolysis (DIC/ICF) Profile, Plasma

ALUPP / Lupus Anticoagulant Profile, Plasma

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

D-Dimer, P