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Magnesium

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/Li Heparin plasma separator tube/Mint Green top. Also acceptable serum (Gold SST / Red Top Tube)
  micro: 200 µL blood/mint green top bullet/gold top/red top
Stability
Unspun: 6 hours
Spun & Separated Room temperature: 1 week
Spun & Separated Refrigerator: 1 week
Spun & Separated Frozen: 1 month
Availability 24 hrs/day
Turnaround Time   STAT 1 hr, Routine 2 hrs
Reference Range Normal: 1.6-2.6 mg/dL
  Critical:
<1.0 or >5.0 mg/dL
Comments  

Reviewed by Christopher Parker on July 13, 2021

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
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Chapel Hill, NC 27514