Purpose
Forensic Analysis
Method(s)
High Performance Liquid Chromatography/ Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)
Suggested CPT Code(s)
80162
New York State Approval Status

Approved

Turnaround Time

8 days

Test Includes
1 Digoxin Lanoxicaps®; Lanoxin® High Performance Liquid Chromatography/ Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) ng/mL 0.25 Cardiovascular

Specimen Type
Serum or Plasma
Requested Volume
1 mL
Minimum Volume
0.4 mL
Special Handling
Serum: Collect sample in a serum separator tube. Plasma: Collect sample in Gray top tube (Sodium Fluoride / Potassium Oxalate).
Collect sample at least 6 hours after the last dose to avoid erroneously elevated values.
Promptly centrifuge and separate Serum or Plasma into a plastic screw capped vial using approved guidelines.
Specimen Container
Plastic container (preservative-free)

Additional Collection Instructions

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated
Light Protection
Not Required
Rejection Criteria
None

Rejection criteria pertain to clinical specimen submissions only.

Stability
Room Temperature: 28 day(s)
Refrigerated: 28 day(s)
Frozen (-20 °C): 12 month(s)
1 Digoxin Lanoxicaps®; Lanoxin® High Performance Liquid Chromatography/ Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) ng/mL 0.25 Cardiovascular

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