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ID:921 Fibrinogen (Antigen)
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DescriptionFibrinogen is the final coagulation protein in the clotting cascade.The conversion of fibrinogen to fibrin by thrombin eventually forms the cross linked gel to physically block the damaged blood vessel.
Indication1). Assessment of haemostatic state. 2). Investigation of a bleeding disorder. 3). Investigation of a thrombotic disorder.
Additional InfoThe Fibrinogen Antigen provides a measure of how much fibrinogen is present but not if it is functional. The test is only used to investigate possible disorders of fibrinogen.
Concurrent TestsCoagulation Screen, Clauss Fibrinogen
Dietary RequirementsNone
InterpretationInterpreted against a normal range.

DepartmentBlood Sciences
SampleBlood
TubeCoagulation
Tube Picture
Collection Conditions1 x Citrate tubes filled to line please.
Min. Vol 2 x Citrate tubes
Freq.

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Ref. Range Notes
Unitsg/L
IP Acute TAT- Not Available -
IP Routine TAT28 days
GP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
GP Routine TAT- Contact Laboratory
Turnround CommentThis test is referred to an external laboratory

Originally edited by : RJAR. Review due on 18/06/2019 10:34:38. Published By RJAR on 18/06/2018 10:34:38.