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Fibrinogen Degradation Products

Fibrinogen Degradation Products is a topic covered in the Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests.

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Synonym/Acronym:
Fibrin split products, fibrin breakdown products, FDP, FSP, FBP.

Rationale
To evaluate conditions associated with abnormal fibrinolytic and fibrinogenolytic activity such as disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC), deep vein thrombosis (DVT), and pulmonary embolism (PE).

Patient Preparation
There are no food, fluid, activity, or medication restrictions unless by medical direction.

Normal Findings
Method: Latex agglutination.

Conventional UnitsSI Units (Conventional Units × 1)
Less than 5 mcg/mLLess than 5 mg/dL

Critical Findings and Potential Interventions
N/A

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Citation

Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Fibrinogen Degradation Products." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425342/5.1/Fibrinogen_Degradation_Products.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Fibrinogen Degradation Products. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425342/5.1/Fibrinogen_Degradation_Products. Accessed August 18, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Fibrinogen Degradation Products. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425342/5.1/Fibrinogen_Degradation_Products
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Fibrinogen Degradation Products [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 August 18]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425342/5.1/Fibrinogen_Degradation_Products.
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