DIGOXIN

Synonyms: Lanoxin
Computer Code: DGXN
Specimen Collection: 2 mL blood (red top tube preferred, gold acceptable).
Minimum Volume: 1.0 mL
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Allow to clot, centrifuge for 20 minutes, remove serum, refrigerate.
Reference Values: 0.5-2.0 ng/mL (draw sample one hour or less before next dose) Critical >2.5 ng/mL
Lab Code: CC
Requisition: TOXI
Test Frequency: Daily
Routine TAT: 2 hrs
Stat TAT: 60 min
CPT Code(s): 80162
LCD or NCD:
Methodology Used:
See Addendum XVII