D-Dimer (Quantitative)


A D-dimer is a blood test to help evaluate for possible blood clots. A D-dimer measures the tendency of blood to clot inappropriately. A D-dimer may be used to evaluate possible health threats such as a stroke, DVT (deep vein thrombosis), PE (pulmonary embolism) and arterial plaque rupture.

Test Preparation For Optimal Results:

Fasting not required.

Disclaimer: A health care provider should evaluate a deviation from normal ranges.