Digoxin
0090080
 
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
DIG
Methodology
Immunoassay
Performed
Mon-Sat
Reported
Within 24 hours
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Collect specimen 8-12 hours (no earlier than 6 hours) after administration of oral dose.  
Collect
Plain red. Also acceptable: Green (sodium or lithium heparin).  
Specimen Preparation
Remove serum or plasma from cells within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 4 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Specimens collected in sodium fluoride, potassium oxalate or separator tubes. Hemolyzed specimens.  
Remarks
Refrigerated.  
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 48 hours; Frozen: 1 week  
Reference Interval
0.8-2.0 ng/mL
Toxic: greater than 2.4 ng/mL
Interpretive Data
The presence of therapeutic anti-digoxin immune fragments in the specimen may result in spuriously high digoxin levels.
Note
CPT Code(s)
80162
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0090080Digoxin
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Cross References
  • Lanoxin
  • serum digoxin concentration