Understand Your Test

D-dimer

Formal Name

 

D-dimer

 

Why Get Tested?

To help rule out clotting (thrombotic) episodes and to help diagnose conditions related to thrombosis.

When To Get Tested?

When you have symptoms of a thrombotic episode or a condition that causes acute and/or chronic inappropriate blood clot formation, such as deep vein thrombosis (DVT), pulmonary embolism (PE), or disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC), and to monitor the progress and treatment of DIC and excessive clotting conditions.