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  • Robert O Young DSc, PhD, Naturopathic Practitioner

The Significance of the D-dimer Blood Test in Covid -19 Dis-ease

Oct 21, 2021

In this podcast, we talk with Dr. Robert Young who explains the significance of the D-dimer blood test as it relates to Covid-19 disease. Click on this link or any of the pictures to listen and learn more about the D-dimer blood test and blood clotting.

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Dr. Young is a world-class scientific investigator and expert especially on microscopic and submicroscopic elements of the human blood.

He has written and published hundreds of scientific papers. You can find out more about Dr. Young at

Check out this scientific peer-reviewed article on "pathological blood coagulation"[8]


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[2] Khan, Faizan; Tritschler, Tobias; Kahn, Susan R; Rodger, Marc A (2021). "Venous thromboembolism". The Lancet. doi:10.1016/s0140-6736(20)32658-1. ISSN 0140-6736. PMID 33984268.

[3] Ponti, G; Maccaferri, M; Ruini, C; Tomasi, A; Ozben, T (2020). "Biomarkers associated with COVID-19 disease progression". Critical Reviews in Clinical Laboratory Sciences. 57 (6): 389–399. doi:10.1080/10408363.2020.1770685. ISSN 1040-8363. PMC 7284147. PMID 32503382.

[4] Velavan, Thirumalaisamy P.; Meyer, Christian G. (25 April 2020). "Mild versus severe COVID-19: laboratory markers". International Journal of Infectious Diseases. 95: 304–307. doi:10.1016/j.ijid.2020.04.061. PMID 32344011. Retrieved 25 April 2020.

[5] Wells PS, Anderson DR, Rodger M, Forgie M, Kearon C, Dreyer J, et al. (September 2003). "Evaluation of D-dimer in the diagnosis of suspected deep-vein thrombosis". The New England Journal of Medicine. 349 (13): 1227–35. doi:10.1056/NEJMoa023153. PMID 14507948.

[6] Kogan AE, Mukharyamova KS, Bereznikova AV, Filatov VL, Koshkina EV, Bloshchitsyna MN, Katrukha AG (July 2016). "Monoclonal antibodies with equal specificity to D-dimer and high-molecular-weight fibrin degradation products". Blood Coagulation & Fibrinolysis. 27 (5): 542–50. doi:10.1097/MBC.0000000000000453. PMC 4935535. PMID 26656897.

[7] Olson JD, Cunningham MT, Higgins RA, Eby CS, Brandt JT (August 2013). "D-dimer: simple test, tough problems". Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine. 137 (8): 1030–8. doi:10.5858/arpa.2012-0296-CP. PMID 23899057.

[8] Young RO (2016) "Pathological Blood Coagulation and the Mycotoxic Oxidative Stress Test (MOST)." Int J Vaccines Vaccin 2(6): 00048. DOI: 10.15406/ijvv.2016.02.00048

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