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Fdp --> fibrin degradation products

(Science: haematology, investigation) a test that measures fibrin degradation products which result from the dissolution of a blood clot.

normal value is less than 10 mcg/ml (micrograms per millilitre).

They may be increased in conditions such as burns, placental abruption, heart disease, DIC, after massive blood transfusion, hypoxia, intrauterine foetal death, portacaval shunt, leukaemia, transfusion reaction, transplant rejection, sepsis, renal failure and preeclampsia.

Acronym: fdp

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