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Dimer, fibrin degradation fragment.
To assist in diagnosing a diffuse state of hypercoagulation as seen in disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC), acute myocardial infarction (MI), deep venous thrombosis (DVT), and pulmonary embolism (PE).
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.
|Conventional Units (FEU = Fibrinogen Equivalent Units)||SI Units (Conventional Units × 5.476)|
|0–0.5 mcg/mL FEU||0–2.7 nmol/L|
|Levels increase with age.|
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Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "D-Dimer." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425136/all/d_Dimer.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. D-Dimer. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425136/all/d_Dimer. Accessed April 20, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). D-Dimer. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425136/all/d_Dimer
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. D-Dimer [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 April 20]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425136/all/d_Dimer.
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