Posts - Fibrinolysis

Feb 27, 2017 12:41pm
From Heather DeVries, Indiana University Health. Hi George!  We use the DDHS kit from IL on our TOP series instruments. There is a cancer patient at
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Nov 21, 2016 11:19pm
From Heather DeVries, Indiana University: Greetings George! The labs within our system have been discussing our reportable range for D-dimers. Our vendor's stated limit is beyond what calculates from our AMR and maximum dilution. We are debating changing our reportable range to what we calculate, and stop using the vendor's limit so that we truly are within CAP regulations. What do other systems do? Would they choose to stay with the vendor's limit and refer to them if questioned by CAP, or would they change to what calculates out mathematically? I can give specific numbers if this doesn't make sense! Thanks, Heather
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Nov 13, 2016 8:19pm
With reference to our September 8, 2016 discussion entitled Still More on Xarelto and D-dimer, attached is information on another individual with whom I have been corresponding for several months whose D-dimer remains moderately to markedly elevated but whose lab results have demonstrated there is
Sep 8, 2016 10:28pm
Here is further follow-up on our April 13 discussion entitled Xarelto and D-dimer (click or tap).