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​Fibrinogen (FIB)


Specimen Requirements​ ​

  • ​Whole blood
​Collection Procedure
​Required Volume
  • ​Optimal Volume: 2.7 mL
  • Minimum Volume: 1 mL platelet poor citrated plasma
    (Submitting the minimum volume makes it impossible to repeat the test or perform confirmatory/reflex testing. In some situations, a minimum volume may require a second collection.)
  • 8 hours on cells for community
Grounds for Rejection​

Testing Information​ ​

  • ​24 hours a day, 7 days a week at SPH, RUH
Testing Site​
  • ​SPH, RUH
Results Reporting​
  • ​STAT Fibrinogens are available within one hour of receipt at RUH or SPH
  • All Fibrinogens less than or equal to 1 g/L will be communicated to the most responsible physician or designate
  • Optical based detection
Specimen Retention
  • ​Specimens are stored for 24 hours
SHR LIS Test Code​
  • FIB (For Laboratory Use Only)

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Laboratory Controlled Document LSM-347 v2

Last Modified: Thursday, December 14, 2017 |
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