Ordering Recommendation

Determine if fibrinogen deficiency is a potential cause of bleeding.

Mnemonic

FIB

Methodology

Electromagnetic Mechanical Clot Detection

Performed

Sun-Sat

Reported

Within 24 hours

New York DOH Approval Status

This test is New York DOH approved.

Specimen Required

Patient Preparation
Collect

Lt. blue (sodium citrate). Refer to Specimen Handling at aruplab.com for hemostasis/thrombosis specimen handling guidelines.

Specimen Preparation

Transfer 1 mL platelet-poor plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min. 0.5 ml)

Storage/Transport Temperature

CRITICAL FROZEN. Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.

Unacceptable Conditions

Serum. EDTA plasma, clotted or hemolyzed specimens.

Remarks
Stability

Ambient: 4 hours; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 1 month

Reference Interval

150-430 mg/dL

Interpretive Data



Compliance Category

FDA

Note

Hotline History

N/A

CPT Codes

85384

Components

Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0030130 Fibrinogen 3255-7
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Aliases

  • Factor I
  • Fibrinogen Activity
  • Functional Fibrinogen
Fibrinogen