DIGOXIN

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a red-top tube. Centrifuge, separate serum from cells, and send 1.0 mL serum (0.5 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Plasma: EDTa, sodium or lithium heparin

Rejection Criteria
SST

Methodology
Immunoassay

Stability
Room temperature; 5 days; Refrigerated: 10 days; Frozen: 30 days

Reference Range
0.8-2.0 µg/L

Performed
Monday-Saturday

Turnaround Time3-5 days
Test CodeDIG
CPT-4 Code (s)
80162
LOINC Codes
Digoxin:   10535-3  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory