Fibrinogen, quantitative

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Fibrinogen, quantitative-101

Fibrinogen, quantitative
Fibrinogen activity
Sodium citrate (Na cit) plasma

Lt blue Sodium citrate (Na Cit) - 2.7mL

If the patient has a hematocrit >55, a specially prepared Lt blue Sodium citrate (NaCit) tube must be used in place of the standard Lt blue Sodium citrate (NaCit) tube.

Hematocrit-Anticoagulant adjustments

1.5 mL
0.6 mL
  • Do not over or under fill tube as the ratio of anticoagulant to whole blood is critical

Coag – tube fill guidelines

  • Immediatley following collection, mix sample thoroughly by gentle inverting 8 - 10 times, to prevent clotting
Sodium citrate (Na cit) whole blood - STAT requests only
2.7 mL

Send whole blood sample in original collection container with STAT courier.

Must be tested within 4 hours of collection.


Lt blue Sodium citrate (NaCit) - 2.7mL



Frozen (strict)

Refrigerated - NO

Whole blood:

Submit with a STAT courier: Must be tested within 4 hours of collection.

  • Improper label (unlabeled or mislabeled)
  • Improper anticoagulant
  • Improperly filled tube
  • Hemolysis
  • Clotted specimen
  • Delay in transport
  • Improper storage/transport temperature
  • Specimens collected in Greiner tube(s)
AHL - Coagulation: W
1 day

Clot Based Assay


193 - 401 mg/dL


< 100 mg/dL