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Blood Test Information

minimum sample volume required ~ 5ml

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Test Code: DIX

Tube type: SST

Special instructions
Samples must be at least 6h post dose, except in the case of suspected toxicity. Please state time of last dose on request form. It is advised that the sample time be consistent for comparative measurements.

Minimum retesting interval:
Test should not be repeated within 1 day

Time limit for add on
24 hours post collection

Reference range
0.5 - 2.0


Turnaround Time
2 days

Department: Biochemistry

Clinical Application
Therapeutic drug monitoring and suspected toxicity.


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