Here is a recent question from a colleague. "Dear George, A patient with a PE of unknown etiology, is now completing their 6th month of Eliquis therapy. When is the ideal time to check a D-dimer? Thank you."
Posts - Fibrinolysis
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Oct 1, 2020 7:12am
Here are our responses to the September, 2020 Quick Question, wich attracted 51 participants. How does your facility measure 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].