Fibrinogen is a protein that is an effective indicator of the rate of blood clot formation. A fibrinogen blood test is used to detect abnormalities that can lead to thrombosis.
Most often, this type of study is prescribed to women both at the stage of pregnancy planning, and in each trimester.
Fibrinogen – what is it?
One of the protective functions of the body is the process of blood coagulation. After injury, blood clots begin to form in the blood vessels, blocking the blood flow. This reduces the risk of large blood loss.
In a normal state, fibrinogen is a colorless protein in blood cells. Due to wounds under the influence of enzymes, it is converted to fibrin. As a result, thin binder filaments appear that contribute to the fermentation and accumulation of blood clots. Continue reading