|Available:||Daily, 24 hours|
|Turnaround:||Routine: 3 hours, STAT: 30 minutes|
|Container:||3 mL green top tube or green microtainer (sodium heparin)|
|Temperature:||Transport to lab within 30 minutes.|
|Normal:||Therapeutic: 0.8-2.0 ng/mL.|
Toxic: >2.0 ng/mL.
Note: Serum concentration must be used in conjunction with clinical symptoms and EKG, to confirm diagnosis of digoxin intoxication.
|Uses:||Monitoring for therapeutic dose during digoxin therapy.|
|Method:||Colorimetric biochromatic rate magnetic particle heterogeneous competitive EIA|
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