Testing performed on Beckman Coulter DxC 700 AU with serum testing.
Used to diagnose overdose and in monitoring levels of Digoxin to ensure appropriate therapy.
Specimen Storage and Stability
Use fresh sample, sample needs to be tested within 8 hours. Sample can be stored refrigerated at 2-8C for up to 7 days or stored frozen (-20C) for up to 6 months. Repeated freeze-thaw cycles should be avoided.
Specimen Collection and Preparation
Serum sample required; Sample volume needs to be at least 2.0mL gold or Tiger SST. Free from hemolysis, whole blood cannot be used.
Therapeutic Range = 0.8 - 2.0 ng/ml
Monday - Saturday, 16 hours a day.
Result available after getting the specimen in 5 hours.
STAT results available within 2 hours of receipt in the Laboratory.
*NOTE: All Specimen Refrigerated (2-8°C) for 7 days only.
Vibra Health Laboratory
Phone: (248) 846-0663
1307 Allen Dr, Suite A, Troy, MI 48083