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Test Code D-Dimer Quant D-Dimer, Blood

Performing Laboratory




Specimen Requirements

Specimen must arrive within 4 hours of draw.


Specimen Type: Whole blood 

Container/Tube: Light-blue top (citrate)

Specimen Volume: Full tube

Collection Instructions: If specimen transport time is >4 hours, spin down, and transfer citrate platelet-free plasma into a plastic vial- MUST BE SENT FROZEN

Reference Values

0-150 years: 150-230 ng/mL D-Dimer units

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Turnaround Time:

1 hour

Specimen Transport Temperature

Ambient- Whole Blood

Frozen- Plastic vial Citrated Plasma

Test Classification and CPT Coding