FIBRINOGEN ANTIGEN

Specimen Required
Draw blood in 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.
Overnight fasting is required.

Rejection Criteria
Hemolyzed or lipemic specimens

Methodology
Nephelometry

Stability
Room temperature: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 72 hours; Frozen: 90 days

Reference Range
180-350 mg/dL

Performed
Monday, Thursday

Turnaround Time4-6 days
Test CodeFIBAG
CPT-4 Code (s)
85385
LOINC Codes
42772-4

Warde
Medical
Laboratory