Fibrinogen, Fib, Clauss assay
Suspected low fibrinogen.
Please request Full clotting screen which
includes fibrinogen assay.
Request via ICE
Patient should be bled with minimal stasis
Patient should ideally be at rest
Fresh citrated Blood (within 2 hours of collection)
Blue capped vacutainer tube
Clean venepuncture; sample transported to laboratory immediately
Causes for Rejection
Underfilled, clotted or haemolysed samples
See patient test report