Also Known As: Fibrinogen

Consult for Fibrinogen at Samyak.

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About the Test

Fibrinogen is a soluble protein that is converted by clotting factors into insoluble fibrin threads that stabilize a clot at a site of injury, protecting the site until it heals.

Clinical Significance:

To determine if enough fibrinogen is present for normal blood clotting.

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Target Levels (where applicable)


What is being checked

INCREASE IN: Cancer, Coronary heart disease, myocardial infarction, Stroke, Inflammatory disorders, Trauma, Cigarette smoking, Pregnancy, Peripheral artery disease.

DECREASE IN: End-stage liver disease, severe malnutrition