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|Catalog #||Product||Kit Configuration||Regulatory Classification||Product Insert (PDF)|
|70-410||FibroTek Fibrinogen kit||100-200 Det||510(k), CE||LL-4516_E FibroTek Fib|
Principle of the Test
Bovine and human thrombins have been used successfully in Clauss assays. FibroTek uses purified human thrombin.
The FibroTek Fibrinogen test is performed by adding 1 volume of Thrombin reagent to 2 volumes of diluted patient plasma and recording the time to clot formation.
Handbooks and Guidelines
- Fibrinogen Assays, pages 215-219, in Lapasota et. al., The Clinical Hemostasis Handbook, Year Book Medical Publishers, 1989. This handbook is no longer in print, but many pathologists have a copy.
- Rogers G, Chapter 5 “Hemostasis Screening Assays”, in Laboratory Hemostasis: A Practical Guide for Pathologists, Bennet S et. al. editors, Springer 2007.
- Krishnan J, Chapter 6, “Coagulation Testing”, in An Algorithmic Approach to Hemostasis Testing, Kottke‑Marchant ed., CAP Press, 2008
- Clinical Laboratory Standards Institute, “Procedure for the Determination of Fibrinogen in Plasma; Approved Guideline – Second Edition“, CLSI document H30-A2, 2001.