Digitoxin, Serum or Plasma

CPT: 80299
Updated on 09/21/2022
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Expected Turnaround Time

2 - 3 days

2 - 5 days

2 - 3 days


Specimen Requirements


Specimen

Serum or plasma


Volume

1 mL


Minimum Volume

0.3 mL


Container

Red-top tube, green-top (heparin) tube, or lavender-top (EDTA) tube. Gel-barrier tubes are not recommended.


Collection

Serum or plasma should be separated from cells within two hours of venipuncture. Submit serum or plasma in a plastic transport tube.


Storage Instructions

Submission/transport (<3 days): Room temperature. For storage beyond three days, specimen should be refrigerated or frozen.


Stability Requirements

Temperature

Period

Room temperature

3 days

Refrigerated

7 days

Frozen

2 months


Causes for Rejection

Gel-barrier tubes


Test Details


Use

Therapeutic drug management


Methodology

Immunoassay (IA)


Reference Interval

10−25 ng/mL


LOINC® Map

Order Code Order Code Name Order Loinc Result Code Result Code Name UofM Result LOINC
790440 Digitoxin 790509 Digitoxin ng/mL 3559-2

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