Mnemonic: DIMER
Container: Blue Top Tube (Sodium Citrate)
Handling: Volume: Must be full draw tube
Reject Criteria: gross lipemia
Methodology: Immunoturbidimetric
Required Information: Include anticoagulant therapy information with request
Reported: Routine 4 hr, STAT 1hr
Print #: 200.2051
CPT: 85379
Department: Main Lab
Preferred Volume: 1.0 ml citrated plasma
Minimum Volume: 0.5 ml
Stability: 4 hours at room temperature; 8 hours refrigerated, if separated from cells
Performed: Daily
Units: ug/ml
Reference Range: 0.0-0.4 ug/ml
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