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Digitoxin

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code DIGT
Performed by Quest
Sendout? Yes
Method Immunoasssay
Collection Instructions Draw at least 6-12 hours after administration.
Container type Red top, Lavender top (Gold top NOT acceptable)
Amount to Collect 2 mL blood
Sample type Serum or EDTA plasma
Preferred volume 1 mL serum or plasma
UCSF Rejection Criteria Collected in Gold top
Processing notes Order Quest #417Z.
Units ng/mL
Normal range
Therapeutic 10-30 ng/mL
Potentially toxic > 30 ng/mL
Critical value Quest Priority-1: ≥ 45 ng/mL
Turn around times Test run daily. Turnaround time: 2-3 days.
Additional information Potentially toxic: > 30 µg/L.
LOINC code 3559-2
Last Updated 10/28/2013 11:48:33 AM
Entry Number 306

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