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Epic Code LAB23 Digoxin, Blood Level, Total

Important Note

Must be collected at least 6 hours after the last dose of digoxin.

Test Name Alias

Digoxin Blood Level | Lanoxin | 6510

Interface Order Alias

10037

Specimen Requirements

Submit only one of the following specimens:


Preferred
Specimen Type: Plasma
Container/Tube: Mint Green Top (Lithium Heparin Gel)
Volume: 4.5 mL
Minimum volume: 0.5 mL plasma
Collection Instructions: Centrifuge within 2 hours. Indicate date and time of last dose.


Acceptable
Specimen Type: Serum
Container/Tube: Gold Top (Serum Separator-SST Gel)
Volume: 5 mL
Minimum volume: 0.5 mL serum
Collection Instructions: Allow specimen to clot for 30 minutes and centrifuge within 2 hours. Indicate date and time of last dose.

Specimen Transport Temperature

Refrigerate

Special Instructions

Inpatients: Please contact your local inpatient pharmacy for information regarding appropriate timing for blood drug level orders, if needed.

Must be collected at least 6 hours after the last dose of digoxin.

Specimen Stability

Ambient: 8 hours

Refrigerate: 24 hours

Frozen: aliquot plasma/serum for longer storage

Laboratory Retention: 72 hours

Test Frequency

Available 24 hours, usual TAT 1 day.

Reference Range

 0.8 – 2.0 ng/mL

 

Laboratory Critical Values Table

Performing Department

CHEMISTRY

Performing Department Laboratory Location

Spectrum Health Regional Laboratory, Grand Rapids, MI
Spectrum Health Big Rapids Laboratory, Big Rapids, MI
Spectrum Health Gerber Laboratory, Fremont, MI
Spectrum Health Kelsey Laboratory, Lakeview, MI
Spectrum Health Ludington Laboratory, Ludington, MI
Spectrum Health Pennock Laboratory, Hastings, MI
Spectrum Health Reed City Laboratory, Reed City, MI
Spectrum Health United Laboratory, Greenville, MI
Spectrum Health Zeeland Laboratory, Zeeland, MI

Methodology

Kinetic Interaction of Micro particles in a Solution (KIMS)

CPT

80162-LAB-DIGOXIN LEVEL (TOTAL)

CDM Code

4056510

Epic Test ID

1230100609

LOINC

Digoxin Lvl: 10535-3

Beaker LOINC

DIGOXIN LEVEL: 10535-3
LIPEMIA INDEX, SERUM: N/A

Additional Information

Red top (plain) or Green top (Lithium Heparin, Non-Gel) are also acceptable specimen containers.

Reviewed Date

3/5/2020

Beaker Names

Beaker Procedure Name: DIGOXIN
Beaker Display Name: Digoxin, Blood Level, Total
BEAKER TEST NAME: DIGOXIN
BEAKER TEST REPORT NAME: Digoxin

Beaker Synonyms

No synonym on file

Beaker Location, Container and Temperature

BW CHEMISTRY: GREEN LI HEPARIN PST TUBE R (Preferred)-Refrigerated
BW CHEMISTRY: GOLD TOP SST TUBE R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
BR CHEMISTRY: GREEN LI HEPARIN PST TUBE R (Preferred)-Refrigerated
BR CHEMISTRY: GOLD TOP SST TUBE R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
GM CHEMISTRY: GREEN LI HEPARIN PST TUBE R (Preferred)-Refrigerated
GM CHEMISTRY: GOLD TOP SST TUBE R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
KL CHEMISTRY: GREEN LI HEPARIN PST TUBE R (Preferred)-Refrigerated
KL CHEMISTRY: GOLD TOP SST TUBE R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
LH CHEMISTRY: GREEN LI HEPARIN PST TUBE R (Preferred)-Refrigerated
LH CHEMISTRY: GOLD TOP SST TUBE R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
PH CHEMISTRY: GREEN LI HEPARIN PST TUBE R (Preferred)-Refrigerated
PH CHEMISTRY: GOLD TOP SST TUBE R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
RC CHEMISTRY: GREEN LI HEPARIN PST TUBE R (Preferred)-Refrigerated
RC CHEMISTRY: GOLD TOP SST TUBE R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
UN CHEMISTRY: GREEN LI HEPARIN PST TUBE R (Preferred)-Refrigerated
UN CHEMISTRY: GOLD TOP SST TUBE R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
ZH CHEMISTRY: GREEN LI HEPARIN PST TUBE R (Preferred)-Refrigerated
ZH CHEMISTRY: GOLD TOP SST TUBE R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated