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Test Code MAGNESIUM MAGNESIUM

Department

Chemistry

Group Components

MAGNESIUM

Specimen Type

Plasma or Serum

Container

Lithium heparin (green-top) or No additive with gel (gold top)

Standard Volume

4.5ml

Minimum Volume

1ml

Pediatric Volume

0.8ml

Method

Colorimetric (Dye-Xylidly Blue)

Ship Temperature

Room Temperature

Stability Room Temp

8 hours

Stability Refrigerated

1 week

Stability Frozen

>1 week

CPT Code

83735

Days Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday