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Magnesium, Serum

Test ID   LAB103
EPIC Order
  MAGNESIUM LEVEL
CPT Code(s)   83735
Group/Individual Test   Individual
Laboratory   Core Laboratory
Tube Station   Routine 30; STAT 888
Specimen Routine: 1 mL blood/serum separator tube/gold top/red top acceptable
  micro: 200 µL blood/serum separator bullet/red top
Stability
Unspun: 6 hours
Room temperature: 1 week
Refrigerator: 1 week
Frozen: 1 month
Availability Routine: 24 hrs/day
  STAT: YES 
Turnaround Time   STAT 1 hr, Routine 2 hrs
Reference Range Normal: 1.6-2.2 mg/dL
  Critical:
<1.0 or >5.0 mg/dL
Comments  

Reviewed by jcayless on February 28, 2018

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514

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