Fibrinogen Degradation Products

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General

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

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

Specimen:
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.

Normal Findings:
(Method: Latex agglutination)

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

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