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Test Code MG MAGNESIUM

Important Note

Samples should be spun as soon as possible to separate serum/plasma from cells.

Additional Codes

Primary ID

Epic Code

Mayo Access ID

MG

LAB103 FAH5203

 

Specimen Information

Container

Specimen

Temperature

Collect Vol

Submit Vol

Min Vol

Stability
SST Serum

Refrigerate

4 mL 0.6 mL 0.3 mL 7 days
Lithium Heparin (green Top) Plasma Refrigerate 4 mL 0.6 mL 0.3 mL 7 days
*Green Microtainer   Refrigerate 0.6 mL     7 days

Samples should be spun as soon as possible to separate serum/plasma from cells.

*While a microtainer is an optional tube type in rare circumstances, it is not recommended.

Test Schedule / Analytical Time / Test Priority

Daily / 24 Hours / Available STAT

Method

Colorimetric

CPT(s)

Description CPT Code
Magnesium 83735

 

Instrumentation

Ortho Vitros 5600

Reference Range

Age

Sex

Physiological
Status

Low

High

Units

0 - 7 days

All

 

1.2

2.6

mg/dL

7 days - 1 month All   1.6 2.4 mg/dL
1 month - 2 years All   1.6 2.6 mg/dL
2-6 years All   1.5 2.4 mg/dL
6-10 years All   1.6 2.3 mg/dL
10-14 years All   1.6 2.2 mg/dL
14-18 years All   1.5 2.3 mg/dL
≥18 All   1.7 2.8 mg/dL

 

Section

Chemistry-1

Performing Location

University of Vermont Medical Center

Is the UVMMC lab NY State Certified to perform this testing?  Yes/No

Yes

LOINC Code Information

Result Code Reporting Name LOINC Code
MG Magnesium 19123-9