D – DIMER, QUANTITATIVE

This assay is useful in the diagnosis of intravascular coagulation and fibrinolysis / DIC. It also has negative predictive value in excluding the diagnosis of Pulmonary embolism or Deep vein Thrombosis particularly when this assay is combined with clinical information. D-Dimer levels are increased in DIC / Intravascular coagulation, recent bleeding, hematoma, trauma, surgical operation and thromboembolism. High levels may also be seen in liver disease and malignancy.

  • Test Type:
  • Pre-test Information:
    Overnight fasting is preferred. Give brief clinical history.
  • Report Delivery:
    Daily
  • Components:
    0

Sample Report