Fibrinogen, quantitative

Alphabetical Test listing

Fibrinogen, quantitative-101

  
Fibrinogen, quantitative
  
101
  
85384.0
  
FIB
  
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

  • Mix by gentle inversion 3 - 4 times
  
  
  
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

  

Plasma:

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
  
Daily
  
1 day
  

Clot Based Assay

  

233 - 384 mg/dL

  

< 100 mg/dL

  
85384
  
11/30/2001
  
05/18/2021
  
02/17/2020