Posts - Fibrinolysis

Aug 29, 2020 8:28pm
Hemostasis laboratory directors are aware of the problems created by the variety of D-dimer result expressions. D-dimer reagent kit manufacturers have failed to harmonize results, in part because their reagent monoclonal antibodies possess variant specificities, and in part because some report results in "D-dimer units" [DDUs] and some in "fibrinogen equivalent units" [FEUs].
Aug 28, 2020 1:32pm
Introducing our September, 2020 Quick Question, a laboratory service poll, "How do you measure fibrinolysis?" Please select your answer on the right or if you don't see the answer you are looking for, please add your comment below.
Aug 28, 2020 12:30pm
Our August, 2020 Quick Question asks, "What condition may account for a chronically elevated D-dimer?" We've had 59 respondents with a broad distribution of results:
Aug 6, 2020 7:48am
A 4 month old girl was being prepped for surgery for a neural tube defect. All lab results were normal except her D-dimer result, which was greater than 20,000 ng/mL