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D-Dimer

SKU: 115188

$82.00

Product Description

**Note: All laboratory testing requires an authorizing physician. DHA Laboratory offers a Patient Direct Program that partners you with an authorizing physician. If you have any additional questions regarding the availability of testing, please contact our laboratory by telephone or email.**

 

D-dimer levels can be elevated in many clinical circumstances, especially in hospitalized patients. D-dimer should not be used as an aid for exclusion of venous thrombosis or pulmonary embolism in pediatric patients in any circumstance and adult patients with the following:

  • Therapeutic dose anticoagulant administered for >24 hours before D-dimer is measured.
  • Thrombosis distal to the knee only.
  • Fibrinolytic therapy within previous seven days.
  • Upper extremity thrombosis.


 

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