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Digoxin level

Lab Section: 

Chemistry

 

Lab Location: 

Main Lab

Test ID: 

LAB23

 

Methodology: 

Electrochemiluminescence Immunoassay)

Schedule: 

On request

Reported: 

1 hour for STAT orders; 4 hours for Routine orders

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 3.0 mL Primary tube-Light Green Top; Gold Top Serum accepted.
Pediatric volume: 0.5 mL (Plasma or Serum)
Collection time required
Handling: Valid only if drawn >6 hours after oral dose, or >4 hours after IV dose.

 

Notes: 

Digitoxin and some natural products found in herbal remedies may interfere with this assay, resulting in a falsely elevated digoxin. Approved as an add-on.

Reference Interval: 

Therapeautic range: 0.6 1.2 ng/mL

CPT Code(s): 

80162

Last Changed: 

7/3/2018 9:43 AM

Last Reviewed: 

8/23/2017 9:23 AM