Lab Test : Digoxin

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Alternate:Lanoxin
Includes:Digoxin
Department:Chemistry
Phone:(937) 641-3428
SQ Code:DIG
Available:Daily, 24 hours
Turnaround:Routine: 3 hours, STAT: 30 minutes
Specimen:Blood
Volume:1.0 mL
Container:3 mL green top tube or green microtainer (sodium heparin)
Temperature:Transport to lab within 30 minutes.
Rejection:None.
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.
Limitations:None.
Method:Colorimetric biochromatic rate magnetic particle heterogeneous competitive EIA
 

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