Fibrin Monomer : 11074

Test Code
FIBMOQ or 11074

Alias/See Also
F.S. TEST, Soluble Fibrin Monomer

CPT Codes
85362

Instructions
Collect blood into 3.2% trisodium citrate anticoagulant solution 9:1 ratio.

Transport Container
Centrifuge the blood sample at 1500g for 15 minutes within 60 minures of collection. Using a plastic pipette, remove the plasma, taking care to avoid the WBC/Platelet buffy layer and place into a plastic vial.  Centrifuge the plastic vial a second time and transfer 1 mL (MIn: 0.5 mL) platelet-poor plasma into a new standard transport tube. Freesze Immediately.

Transport Temperature
Frozen.

Specimen Stability
Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 21 days

Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)
Gross hemolysis.

Methodology
Hemagglutination

Setup Schedule
Wednesday

Report Available
1-7 days (From receipt at performing laboratory)

Reference Range
Negative

Clinical Significance
The Fibrin Monomer test is useful in diagnosing disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) or in differentiating DIC from primary fibrinolysis. Fibrin Monomer may be useful in monitoring response to treatment of DIC.

Performing Laboratory
Quest Diagnostics



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