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Test Code MAGNESIUM MAGNESIUM

Order Code

MG

Alt Test Name

Mg

Methodology

Colorimetric

Preferred Specimen Type

Yellow SST

Other Acceptable Specimens

Red Top or Green Top (Lithium Heparin)

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL Serum

Stability

Room Temperature  1 week; Refrigerated  1 week

Routine Analytic Time

4 Hours

STAT Analytic Time

1 Hour

Department

Chemistry

LOINC Code

19123-9

CPT Code

83735