Serum Fibrinogen

Indications


Physiology

  • Fibrinogen is the Precursor to Fibrin
    • Fibrinogen Levels are Measured in Plasma: fibrinogen cannot be measured in serum, since it is removed along with the clotted cellular elements

Etiology of Decreased Plasma Fibrinogen


Technique

  • Normal Fibrinogen Level: >100-150 mg/dL

References

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