Digoxin

Cleveland HeartLab D, Test

NEW YORK DOH APPROVED: NO
CPT Code: 80162
Order Code: C2351
ABN Requirement: No
Synonyms: Lanoxin
Specimen
: Serum
Volume:  1.0 mL
Minimum Volume:  0.3 mL
Container:Red Top (no gel barrier) tube

Collection:

  1. Collect and label sample according to standard protocols.
  2. Gently invert tube 5 times immediately after draw. DO NOT SHAKE.
  3. Allow blood to clot 30 minutes.
  4. Centrifuge for 10 minutes.
  5. Aliquot serum into labeled transport tube and cap tightly.
  6. Store transport tube frozen at -20°C until ready to ship.

Special Instructions: Do not collect in a gel separator tube.

Transport/Shipping Instruction: Store aliquoted serum at -20°C after collection and ship the same day per packaging instructions provided with the Cleveland HeartLab shipping box.

  • Please note:ship frozen aliquoted serum on dry ice.

Stability:

Ambient (15-25°C): 24 hours
Refrigerated (2-8°C): 4 days
Frozen (-20°C): 1-2 weeks

Causes for Rejection: Specimens other than serum; improper labeling; samples not stored properly; samples older than stability limits

Methodology: Kinetic Interaction of Microparticles in a Solution

Turn Around Time: 2-3 days

Reference Range:

Age ng/mL
All Ages 0.6-1.2

Urgent Values:

Age ng/mL
All Ages >3.0

Clinical Information: Evaluation and monitoring of therapeutic drug levels.

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