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    What ICD-9 code would you use for a elevated d-dimer test?

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    D-DIMMER is a very specific confirmatory test for disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC), detection of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and to detect acute myocardial infarction and unstable angina. If you get an abnormal result I would use 790.92 Abnormal coagulation Profile.
    Angela Jordan, CPC
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