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Test ID: DDI    
D-Dimer, Plasma

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Secondary ID A test code used for billing and in test definitions created prior to November 2011

9290

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Diagnosis of intravascular coagulation and fibrinolysis, also known as disseminated intravascular coagulation, especially when combined with clinical information and other laboratory test data (eg, platelet count, assays of clottable fibrinogen and soluble fibrin monomer complex, and clotting time assays-prothrombin time and activated partial thromboplastin time).(2)

 

Excluding the diagnosis of acute pulmonary embolism or deep vein thrombosis, particularly when results of a sensitive D-dimer assay are combined with clinical information, including pretest disease probability.(3-6)

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Immunoassay Turbidimetric

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

D-Dimer, P