D-Dimer Test

 D-Dimer is a blood test that measures clot formation and lysis that results from the degradation of fibrin.

Indication of D-Dimer Test

  • Helps to diagnose the presence of thrombus in conditions such as deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, or stroke.
  • Used to diagnose disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC).
  • Monitor the effectiveness of treatment.

Normal Lab Value for D-Dimer

  • < 500 ng/mL