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Test Code DIGOX DIGOXIN

Important Note

This test is subject to Medicare National Coverage Determination (NCD) 190.24 Digoxin Therapeutic Drug Assay.

Additional Codes

Primary ID

Epic Code

Mayo Access ID

DIGOX

LAB23 FAH5781

Specimen Information

Container

Specimen

Temperature

Collect Vol

Submit Vol

Minimum Vol

Stability
SST Serum

Refrigerate

4 mL 0.5 mL 0.3 mL 2 days
Lithium Heparin (green Top) Plasma Refrigerate 4 mL 0.5 mL 0.3 mL 2 days
*Green Microtainer     0.6 mL      

*While a microtainer is an optional tube type in rare circumstances, it is not recommended.

Test Schedule / Analytical Time / Test Priority

Daily / 1 day / Available STAT

Method

Chemiluminescence Immunoassay

CPT(s)

Description CPT Code

Digoxin                                                         

80162

 

Instrumentation

Abbott Architect i1000

Reference Range

All ages Therapeutic Range: 0.8 - 2.0 ng/mL
 

Section

Chemistry-1

Performing Location

University of Vermont Medical Center

Is the UVMMC lab NY State Certified to perform this testing?  Yes/No

Yes

LOINC Code Information

Result Code Reporting Name LOINC Code
DIGOX Digoxin 83093-5