Features and Benefits
These tests are designed solely to be used by medical professionals.
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What is D-Dimer?
D-dimer is a protein fragment from the breakdown of a blood clot. Blood clots generally begin to slowly break down after they are formed, and this process releases D-dimer into the blood.
We offer more detailed information about d-dimmer (Deep Vain Thromboses) here.
Why do I need this Test?
This test is used to rule out a blood clot. If you get a negative result, then this means that a blood clot is highly unlikely. An elevated D-dimer level is not normal. It is usually found after a clot has formed and is in the process of breaking down. If you are having significant formation and breakdown of blood clot in your body, your D-dimer may be elevated. More testing is usually needed.
What will You Receive:
This kit assumes you are a medical professional and already have a fingertip blood collection device (e.g. safety lancet).
Download a copy of the professional instructions here.
What is deep vein thrombosis? Deep vein thrombosis also called DVT for short occurs when a blood clot forms in a major vein, usually in the legs and/or pelvis (lower abdomen). The clot, which is produced when blood turns from a liquid to a solid state, forms in veins where blood flow is slow or […]