Magnesium

Alphabetical Test listing

Magnesium-175

  
Magnesium
  
175
  
83735.0
  
MG
  
Mg
  
Lithium heparin (Li hep) plasma
  
  
1.0 mL
  
0.5 mL
  

Spin

  

Lt green plasma separator (PST)

  
Serum
  
  

Spin

  

Gold serum separator (SST) tube

  

Refrigerated (preferred) - 7 days

Frozen - 365 days

  
  • Improper labels (unlabeled or mislabeled)
  • Hemolysis (some procedures)
  • Improper anticoagulant or ratio
  • Delay in transport
  • Improper storage temperature affecting results
  • Improper container
  • Leaking container resulting in compromised specimen
  • Quantity not sufficient (QNS)
  
AHL - Chemistry: C
  
Daily
  
1 day
  

Enzymatic

  
Age Range (mg/dL)  
1 – 4 months 1.5 – 2.2
5 months – 6 yrs 1.7 – 2.3  
6 – 12 yrs 1.7 – 2.1
12 – 20 yrs 1.7 – 2.2
Adult 1.6 – 2.6
  

Low:  < 1.2 mg/dL

High: > 5.9 mg/dL

  
83735
  
11/30/2001
  
02/12/2020
  
02/10/2020