Digoxin

Digoxin

Test Name:   Digoxin
Alternate Name (s):    
Laboratory Module:   LAB
Ordering Mnemonic:   DIG
Specimen Type:   

Serum/Plasma

Collection Container:   SST/Green - 5mls
Container Information
SST TubeSST TubeMicro-SST TubeMicro-SST Tube
Collection Information:   Obtain date and time of last dose of this medication

Digibind has been found to interfere with digoxin measurements. Digoxin measurements in patients that have been administered Digibind should be interpreted with caution.

Samples must be transported to the laboratory within 60 minutes of collection time.   

Test may be added-on (AOT) to existing sample up to 8 hours after collection time.

Test Schedule:  

24/7

Turnaround Time:   Routine

< 4.0 hours

Stat / Urgent

< 1.0 hours

Reference Interval:    
Critical Values:    
Lab Process Notes :    
Storage & Transport:   Store refrigerated.
Test Referred to :    On-site, BGH Laboratory

                 

updated: 2014.12.10  jg

 
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