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Test ID DIRM D-Dimer, Plasma

Useful For

Diagnosis of intravascular coagulation and fibrinolysis (ICF), also known as disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC), especially when combined with clinical information and other laboratory test data (eg, platelet count, assays of clottable fibrinogen and soluble fibrin monomer complex, and clotting time assays-prothrombin time and activated partial thromboplastin time)


Excluding the diagnosis of acute pulmonary embolism or deep vein thrombosis, particularly when results of a sensitive D-dimer assay are combined with clinical information, including pretest disease probability.

Method Name

Latex Immunoassay (LIA)

Reporting Name

D-Dimer, P

Specimen Type

Plasma Na Cit

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Plasma Na Cit Frozen 14 days

Reference Values

Only orderable as part of a coagulation consultation. For more information see 1 of the following:

BDIAC / Bleeding Diathesis Profile, Comprehensive



≤250 ng/ml D-Dimer Units (DDU)

≤0.5 mcg/mL Fibrinogen Equivalent Units (FEU)

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Friday

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Test Classification

This test has been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.

CPT Code Information


LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
DIRM D-Dimer, P 55398-2


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
DDMDR Fibrinogen Equivalent Units (FEU) 48067-3
DDIME D-Dimer Units (DDU) 48058-2