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Clinical Biochemistry

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Digoxin

Also known as: Lanoxin

Specimen requirements

Sample type: Plasma (Lithium Heparin)

Collection requirements: Requests for digoxin will also include a creatinine, potassium, calcium and magnesium (which enable a digoxin result to be interpreted correctly). Specimens should be collected six hours post-dose.

Cost

Price on application

Turnaround time

Please see Turnaround times

Analytical method

Immunoassay

Analysis undertaken at these site(s)

  • John Radcliffe Hospital
  • Horton General Hospital

Reference intervals

Female

< 13 weeks: 2.0 - 3.0 nmol/L
> 13 weeks: 1.0 - 2.6 nmol/L

Male

< 13 weeks: 2.0 - 3.0 nmol/L
> 13 weeks: 1.0 - 2.6 nmol/L