D-DIMER

Test Documentation
Specimen Required
Draw blood in a light blue 3.2% sodium citrate tube. See appendices for coagulation test collection instructions. Send 1.0 mL plasma (0.5 mL minimum) frozen in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Rejection Criteria
Hemolysis

Methodology
Immunoturbidometric

Stability
Room Temperature: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 30 days

Reference Range
<0.50 mcg/mL

Performed
Monday-Saturday

Turnaround Time3-5 days
Test CodeDDIM
CPT-4 Code (s)
85379
LOINC Codes
48065-7

Warde
Medical
Laboratory