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Lab Test Dictionary

D-Dimer

Methodology

Turbidimetric Immunoassay


Synonyms

DDimer; D Dimer

Specimen Type

Plasma

Performing Lab

RCHSD Coagulation


Epic ID

LAB313

Lab Test Days

As received

Standard TAT

4 Hours

Stat TAT

1 Hour


Collection Information

Specimen Required

(one) 1.8 mL or 2.7 mL Blood

Container Type

Light Blue (Sodium Citrate)


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-OK/Frozen-OK/Ambient-OK

Specimen Stability

Room Tem: 8 Hours; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 2 Months

Test Volume Required

0.8 mL Plasma

Minimum Test Volume

0.4 mL Plasma

Processing Instructions

Check for clots, fill level and separate plasma immediately.


CPT Codes

80053


Revised

6/29/23

Initials

SA