Fibrinogen Activity

CPT Code(s):

85384

Methodology:

Electromagnetic endpoint detection

Performed:

Monday - Friday

Reported:

Within 24 hours

Use:

This test is used to detect increased or decreased fibrinogen (factor I) concentration of acquired or congenital origin. It also monitors the severity and treatment of disseminated intravascular coagulation and fibrinolysis.

Specimen Requirements:

Type: Plasma, sodium citrate, platelet-poor

Container/Tube: Light blue (3.2 percent sodium citrate)

Sample Volume: 2 mL of platelet-poor plasma (0.5 mL minimum)

Storage:

  • Ambient: 8 hours
  • Frozen: 1 month
Unacceptable Conditions:

  • Clotted or hemolyzed samples
  • EDTA plasma
  • Serum
Specimen Retention Time: 5 days

Collection Procedure:

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Reference Values:

Interpretation Data:

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Notes:

Reported Notes:

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Result:

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