Canis ISSN: 2398-2942

Fibrin degradation products

Contributor(s): Kathleen P Freeman, Jane Miller

Overview

  • Plasmin acts on fibrin or fibrinogen → fibrin degradation products (FDPs).
  • Half life of FDPs in circulation is 9-12 h.
  • Accumulation of FDPs → hemostatic abnormalities.

Sampling

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Tests

Methodologies

  • Thrombo-Wellcotest (antisera to fibrinogen fragment absorbed to latex particles and cause agglutination in presence of increased levels of FDPs).

Result Data

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers


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