Fibrinogen Degradation Products, FDP
What is D-Dimer?
When you have symptoms of a thrombotic episode or a condition that causes acute and/or chronic inappropriate blood clot formation, such as deep vein thrombosis (DVT), pulmonary embolism (PE), or disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC), and to monitor the progress and treatment of DIC and excessive clotting conditions.
Preparation for D-Dimer
- Do not eat or drink anything other than water for 8-12 hours before the test.
Sample Type for D-Dimer
The sample type collected for D-Dimer is: Blood