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Test Code DDT D-DIMER

Additional Codes

Primary ID

Epic Code

Mayo Access ID

DDT

LAB313 FAH171

Specimen Information

Container

Specimen

Temperature

Collect Vol

Submit Vol

Minimum Vol

Stability
Blue Top Tube Whole Blood Ambient To fill line To fill line To fill line 4 hours
Blue Top Tube Plasma Frozen To fill line 2 mL plasma 1 mL plasma 6 months

TUBE MUST BE FULL ATCOLLECTION. Refer to  Coagulation Specimen Handling before collecting. Deliver whole blood specimens within 4 hours of collection. For delayed delivery, send frozen plasma.

 

Test Schedule / Analytical Time / Test Priority

Daily / Same day / Available STAT

Method

Photo Optical Latex Agglutination

CPT(s)

Description CPT Code

D-Dimer                                                      

85379

 

 

Instrumentation

ACL Top

Reference Range

<230 ng/mL DDU (DDIMER Units)

Any use of the age-adjusted cutoff value is a post-analytic modification of this FDA-approved test and is considered “off-label” use of the test result.  UVMMC laboratory does not have literature to support the validity of age-adjusted cutoff for our specific assay.

Section

Coagulation

Performing Location

University of Vermont Medical Center

Is the UVMMC lab NY State Certified to perform this testing?  Yes/No

Yes

LOINC Code Information

Result Code Reporting Name LOINC Code
DDT D-Dimer 48065-7