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Test Code PTFIB PT-Fibrinogen, Plasma


Specimen Required


Only orderable as part of a coagulation reflex. For more information see:

ALUPP / Lupus Anticoagulant Profile, Plasma

ALBLD / Bleeding Diathesis Profile, Limited, Plasma

AATHR / Thrombophilia Profile, Plasma

APROL / Prolonged Clot Time Profile, Plasma

ADIC / Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation/Intravascular Coagulation and Fibrinolysis (DIC/ICF) Profile, Plasma


Useful For

Detecting increased or decreased fibrinogen (factor 1) concentration of acquired or congenital origin

 

Differentiating hypofibrinogenemia from dysfibrinogenemia

Method Name

Only orderable as part of a coagulation reflex. For more information see:

ALUPP / Lupus Anticoagulant Profile, Plasma

ALBLD / Bleeding Diathesis Profile, Limited, Plasma

AATHR / Thrombophilia Profile, Plasma

APROL / Prolonged Clot Time Profile, Plasma

ADIC / Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation/Intravascular Coagulation and Fibrinolysis (DIC/ICF) Profile, Plasma

Reporting Name

PT-Fibrinogen, P

Specimen Type

Plasma Na Cit

Specimen Minimum Volume

1 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Plasma Na Cit Frozen 14 days

Reference Values

Only orderable as part of a coagulation reflex. For more information see:

ALUPP / Lupus Anticoagulant Profile, Plasma

ALBLD / Bleeding Diathesis Profile, Limited, Plasma

AATHR / Thrombophilia Profile, Plasma

APROL / Prolonged Clot Time Profile, Plasma

ADIC / Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation/Intravascular Coagulation and Fibrinolysis (DIC/ICF) Profile, Plasma

 

261-595 mg/dL

In normal full-term newborns and in healthy pre-mature infants (30-36 weeks gestation) fibrinogen is near adult levels (>150) and remains at adult levels throughout childhood.

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Friday

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Test Classification

This test has been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.

CPT Code Information

85385

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
PTFIB PT-Fibrinogen, P 3255-7

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
PTFIB PT-Fibrinogen, P 3255-7