Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics
Name
D-Dimer

CMH Lab Section
Hematology

Specimen Requirements
2.7 mL in a blue top (sodium citrate) tube

Availability
STAT, Urgent, Routine

Turn Around Time
STAT: 1 hour
Routine: 2 hours

Special Instructions
Send specimen to lab ASAP

NOTE:
This test is not validated to exclude deep vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolism.

Methodology
STAR Immunologic Assay

Ranges
<0.5 ug/mL FEU

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