Quantitative D-dimer for the Exclusion of Venous Thromboembolic Disease, 1st Edition
This document provides guidelines regarding the use of D-dimer in exclusion of venous thromboembolism (VTE) including a description of the value of clinical determination of the pretest probability of VTE; the proper collection and handling of the specimen; assays used for D-dimer analysis; determination of the threshold for exclusion of VTE; interpretation of test results; and aspects of regulatory and accreditation requirements.
This reaffirmed document has been reviewed and confirmed as suitable to remain published without revision to content, as of September 2016. The document’s next scheduled review is generally five years after the reaffirmation date.
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Chairholder: John D. Olson, MD, PhD
Date of Publication: March 31, 2011
ISBN Number: 1-56238-747-2
Order Code PDF: H59AE
Order Code Print: H59A
H59 Additional Details
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has evaluated and recognized this approved-level consensus standard for use in satisfying a regulatory requirement.