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Fibrinogen test

Coagulation factor I

About the parameter

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The fibrinogen test is intended for the quantitative determination of the protein concentration. High levels are generally associated with cardiovascular diseases.
The parameter may be elevated due to any form of inflammation, as Fibrinogen is an acute-phase protein (similar to CRP). Low levels, on the other hand, can indicate a systemic activation of the clotting system – consumption of clotting factors is then faster than synthesis.

The fibrinogen antibody interacts with the fibrinogen in the plasma forming immune complexes. The immune complexes cause an increase in light scattering, which correlates with the concentration of plasma fibrinogen.

Overview

Sample material

Citrated- or lithium-heparine plasma is required for this assay.
Immediately after collection, centrifuge samples and remove plasma from cells.
 

Measurement range

This is an immunoturbidimetric assay measured at 340 nm.

0 – 8 g/l (0 – 800 mg/dl) (LOT dependent)
 

Test duration

The Test takes approx. 8 minutes to finish.
 

Package insert

More details can be found in the package insert.

Please note: All package inserts provided on this website are intended for information purposes only! Always process all tests, controls and calibrators strictly according to the package insert provided with the kit.


Appropriate instruments

Evaluation

Test evaluation

Find the evaluation study for the Eurolyser fibrinogen assay here: Eurolyser fibrinogen test evaluation

Additional information

Article numbers

VT 0120      Fibrinogen test kit (containing 16 tests)
VT 0121      Fibrinogen test kit (containing 6 tests)
VT 1200      Fibrinogen control kit (decision level)

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