Fibrinogen Degradation Products

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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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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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