Ordering Recommendation

A follow-up test for decreased fibrinogen activity to determine if the decrease is due to insufficient fibrinogen or dysfunctional fibrinogen.

Mnemonic
FIBAG
Methodology

Radial Immunodiffusion

Performed

Sun-Sat

Reported

2-4 days

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 2 mL platelet-poor plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 1 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: 8 hours; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 1 month

Reference Interval

149-353 mg/dL

Interpretive Data



No compliance statements are in use for this test.

Note
Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

85385

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0030135 Fibrinogen Ag 3256-5
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Aliases
  • Factor I
  • Factor I Antigen
  • Fibrinogen
  • Fibrinogen Antigen
Fibrinogen Antigen