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Published on February 02, 2018

Fibrinogen

SIM

20300 

CPT

85384 

Synonyms

FIB 

Specimen Type

Sodium Citrate Plasma 

Container

2.7 ml Sodium Citrate 3.2% Blue stopper tube

Collection Instructions

None

Volume

1 ml plasma
Min: 0.5 ml

Additional Information

none

Patient Preparation

none

Specimen Processing Instructions

Centrifuge at 3380 rpm’s (±100) for 5 minutes

Transport Requirements

Room Temperature if within 4 hours or Frozen if longer.

Specimen Stability

Room Temperature: 4 hours;   Frozen Plasma: 1 month 

Rejection Criteria

•  Clotted Sample
•  Insufficient volume
•  Hemolyzed Plasma

Reference Range

213 – 485 mg/dL.

Critical Value

Lower Limit = <100;  Upper limit = none 

Test Includes

Fibrinogen 

Methodology

Electromagnetic mechanical clot detection system 

Testing Frequency

Daily, Monday - Sunday 

 

Reviewed By

Sandy Hammett 

Reviewed Date

2-2-18

Supplemental

  

Reviewed by Sandy Hammett on February 02, 2018

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