Fibrin Degradation Products (FDP)
Label Mnemonic: FDP
Epic Lab Code: LAB1067
Downtime Form: A-1a General Laboratory Requisition
Hemostasis/Thrombosis
6240 RCP
356-3573
Specimen(s):
Serum
Collection Medium:
Fibrin Degradation Product tube
Minimum:
2 mL; special FDP tube either soy trypsin or soy trypsin inhibitor/Bothrops Atrox venom
Testing Schedule:
24 hrs/day, 7 days a week, including holidays.
Turn Around Time:
3 hours (upon receipt in laboratory)
Reference Range:
<10 mcg/mL
Comments:
Special FDP tube (924089) is filled with a maximum of 2 mL of whole blood. Mix tube quickly after filling and allow to clot.
Methodology:
Latex agglutination.
CPT Code:
85362