The Fibrinogen - Citrated Plasma test is used to evaluate fibrinogen, a protein that is essential for blood clot formation. This test helps understand different blood clotting disorders.
This Test Includes
Total parameters available: 1
Soft Copy (Portal/Email) : If the sample is collected before 12 noon then the report will get delivered as per Reporting Time / Maximum TAT (Turn Around Time) indicated with the test. For samples collected after 12 Noon, 12 hours may be added to the Report Turn Around TimeHard Copy : Delivered at home upon request. A small convenience fee may apply.
Why it is Done
Detecting increased or decreased fibrinogen (factor I) concentration of acquired or congenital origin. Monitoring severity and treatment of disseminated intravascular coagulation and fibrinolysis.
What is this test
The finding of an increased level of fibrinogen in a patient with obscure symptoms suggests an organic rather than a functional condition. Chronically increased fibrinogen has been recognized as a risk factor for the development of arterial thromboembolism.