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Laboratory Test Reference Guide

Laboratory Information

Test Name

Digoxin

External Price (excl. GST)

Price

$9.32

Specimen Collection

Specimen Collection and Transport Protocols

Specimen must be taken at least 8 hours but not more than 24 hours after dose. Please note time and dose of digoxin on request form.

Adult Specimen

Heparin (light green), SST(gold)"T-" labs SST (gold)

Paediatric Specimen

0.4ml Heparin (light green) or plain(red).

Test Information

Department

Biochemistry

Test Availability

Mon - Sun, 24hrs

Laboratory Turnaround Time

3 hrs

Method

Cobas 6000 ECLIA

Unit Of Measurement

nmol/L

Reference Interval

Therapeutic Interval: 0.6 - 2.0 nmol/L

Toxic level: Usually > 2.0 nmol/L

Uncertainty Of Measurement

15% at 1 nmol/L and 10% at 2.6 nmol/L

Minimum Volume

0.2 mL heparin plasma or serum.

Electronic Information

Registration Code

DIG

HL7Mapping Code

$DIG

LOINC Code

14698-5