DISSEMINATED INTRAVASCULAR COAGULATION (DIC) PROFILE

Test Code

D0015

LIS Code

Test Components

CBC, Prothrombin studies, APTT, Fibrinogen, D- Dimer

Shipping Temperature

R/F

Specimen

3 mL (1 ml min.) whole blood in 1 Lavender Top (EDTA) tube. Ship refrigerated. DO NOT FREEZE. AND 6 mL Whole blood in 2 Blue Top (Sodium Citrate) tubes. Mix thoroughly by inversion. Transport to Lab within 4 hrs. If this is not possible, make PPP within 1 hour of collection. FREEZE IMMEDIATELY. Ship frozen. DO NOT THAW. Overnight fasting is preferred. Duly filled Coagulation Requisition Form is mandatory.

Department

Method

Photo-optical Clot Detection, Electrical Impedence

CAT

B

List Price

₹ 3620

CUToff

Sample by 1pm

Reporting Time

Report 2nd day Evening

Comments

It is recommended that patient discontinues Heparin for 1 day and Oral Anticoagulants for 7 days prior to sampling as these drugs may affect test results. Discontinuation should be with prior consent from the treating Physician.