Connecting withCardiovascular Medicine
Alere Triage® D-Dimer Panel
A rapid, quantitative immunoassay to aid in the assessment and evaluation of patients suspected of having disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) and thromboembolic events including pulmonary embolism (PE) and deep vein thrombosis (DVT).
- Performed on the Alere Triage® MeterPro
- Provides rapid, quantitative results in approximately 15 minutes
- Utilizes highly sensitive fluorescence immunoassay technology
Utilizes the 3B6 D-dimer antibody, which has demonstrated high clinical specificity for PE and DVT.
“Of all query heart failure patients screened using BNP, 25% could have been excluded from having an Echo”
BNP Testing in General Practice Reduces Unnecessary Echo Referrals | Blackwater Valley PCT