Test Details

DIGITOXIN

Test Price: ₹ 10900

Digitoxin is a cardiac glycoside derived from the digitalis plant. It is used to treat Congestive heart failure and Atrial dysrhythmias. Digitoxin levels are monitored to assure adequate therapeutic levels are achieved and to avoid toxicity.



Test Code:
DVCL1083
Report Delivery:
Sample by 7th of the month; Report after 2–3 weeks
Parameters Included:
0
Category:
Therapeutic Drug Monitoring
Pre-Test Information:
Ideal sampling time: just before the next dose is due at steady state. Duly filled Test Send Out Consent Form (Form 35) is mandatory.
Method:
Immunoassay
Specimen:
2 mL (1 mL min.) serum from 1 Red Top (No Additive) tube. Do not use SST gel barrier tubes. Separate serum from cells immediately. Ship refrigerated or frozen. Ideal sampling time: just before the next dose is due at steady state. Duly filled Test Send Out Consent Form (Form 35) is mandatory.
Stability Room:
6 hrs
Stability Refrigerated:
7 days
Stability Frozen:
90 days

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