The D-dimer test is a blood test that checks for, or monitors, blood-clotting problems. Find out what a positive result means for you.
Blood tests A-Z
From the fasting blood glucose test to the prostate (PSA) test, there are many kinds of blood tests. Browse the index and learn how to prepare for your test.
Deep vein thrombosis (DVT)
Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a blood clot that occurs in a vein. Complications can be serious. Find out about the symptoms and how to prevent a DVT.
Thrombosis with thrombocytopenia syndrome (TTS)
Learn about TTS, a very rare blood-clotting syndrome linked to the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine (Vaxzevria) - including symptoms and treatment here.
Guide to blood testing
Find out all about blood tests, including where to get a blood test in Australia, what happens when you have a blood test, and how long it takes.
Blood clots can cause different problems depending on where they are in your body. A blood clot can affect your heart, lung or brain, which could be life-threatening. Learn how to recognise the signs and symptoms of a blood clot.