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Commonly used to evaluate fibrinolytic activity as well as identify congenital deficiency, disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC), and severe liver disease.
Plasma collected in a completely filled blue-top (3.2% sodium citrate) tube. If the patient’s hematocrit exceeds 55%, the volume of citrate in the collection tube must be adjusted.
(Method: Photo-optical clot detection)
|Age||Conventional Units||SI Units (Conventional Units × 0.0294)|
|Newborn||200–500 mg/dL||5.9–14.7 micromol/L|
|Adult||200–400 mg/dL||5.9–11.8 micromol/L|
|Values are higher in older adults.|
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Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Fibrinogen." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425038/all/Fibrinogen.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Fibrinogen. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425038/all/Fibrinogen. Accessed April 19, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Fibrinogen. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425038/all/Fibrinogen
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Fibrinogen [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 April 19]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425038/all/Fibrinogen.
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