Ordering Recommendation

Use to optimize drug therapy and monitor patient adherence. Does not measure digoxin (Lanoxin, Digitek); for digoxin testing, order Digoxin (0090080).

Mnemonic
DIGIT SP
Methodology

Quantitative Immunoassay

Performed

Varies

Reported

5-8 days

New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Collect

Plain Red or Lavender (K2EDTA or K3EDTA).

Specimen Preparation

Separate from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.4 mL). Test is not performed at ARUP; separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.

Storage/Transport Temperature

Refrigerated. Also acceptable: Frozen.

Unacceptable Conditions

Separator tubes.

Remarks
Stability

Ambient: Undetermined; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 3 months

Reference Interval

By report

Interpretive Data



Compliance Category

Performed by non-ARUP Laboratory

Note
Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

80375 (Alt code: G0480)

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
3002538 Digitoxin Quantitative, Serum or Plasma 3559-2
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Aliases
Digitoxin Quantitative, Serum or Plasma

National Medical Services (NMS)