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Digoxin

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Updated Test Information:

Test Description
Digoxin
Synonym(s)
Lanoxin®
Test ID
DIG
General Information
A specimen should be collected at least 6 to 8 hours after drug administration. By this time, serum digoxin levels are expected to be in equilibrium with tissue levels and should correlate with pharmacologic effects.
Specimen Type
Serum
Alternate Specimen Type
Red, Li‑heparin, K2‑EDTA
Specimen Requirements
Red Top
Aliquot Tube
Specimen Collection / Processing Instructions
Red Top - Transfer separated serum or plasma to an aliquot tube
Stability
24 hours capped at 2‑8 °C 1‑2 weeks capped at -20 °C
Methodology
Homogeneous enzyme immunoassay
Estimated TAT
0-2 days
Testing Schedule
Monday-Saturday
CPT Code(s)
80162
Minimum Sample Volume
1 mL
Pediatric Min. Volume (if applicable)
500 uL
Reference Range
0.5-1.0 ng/mL
Performing Lab
Incyte Diagnostics
LOINC Code(s)
10535-3