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Test Code MISC1WARDEDIGI Digitoxin (Crystidigin)

Department

Send Outs

Reference Lab Test Number

DIGI

Primary Collection Container

Red (No Gel)

Alternate Collection Container

Lavender 4 mL (K3EDTA)

Transport

Serum Refrigerated

Preferred Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Processing

Centrifuge, separate serum from cells within 2 hours and send 1.0 mL serum refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Stability

Room Temperature: 5 days

Refrigerated: 5 days

Frozen: 2 months

Minimum Testing Volume

0.5 mL

Reference Range

Therapeutic Range: 10.0-30.0 ng/mL

Toxic >45.0 ng/mL

Methodology

Quantitative CEDIA Immunoassay

Performed

Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Reported

5-7 days

CPT Codes

80299

Unacceptable Conditions

Plasma: Sodium citrate, ACD

Serum: SST