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Magnesium

Centralized Core Laboratory : Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation :
MG ACHM1
Specimen Type:
Blood
Tube Type:
Green top (lithium heparin) tube
Collection Volume:
1.5 mL
Cause for Rejection:
Hemolysis
Storage:
Refrigerated
Availability:
Daily, 24 hours; STAT
Methodology:
Timed endpoint using calmagite
Special Instructions:
Use heparin anticoagulant only
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8417
TAT:
1 hour
Additional Info:
Reference range: 1.5-2.2 mg/dL
CPT Code:
83735