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Test ID NBLD0162 Magnesium, urine

AKA

MG, UR

Container Type

Sterile urine cup

Specimen type/Requirements

Urine

Specimen Volume

5.0 mL

Minimum Volume

1.0 mL

Stability

7 days refrigerated

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Instructions

Specimens pH should be adjusted with 37% HCL after collection to prevent precipitation of magnesium-ammonium phosphate.

Performed Test Frequency

Daily (Monday-Sunday)

Methodology

Colormetric

CPT

83735

Performing Lab

Chemistry Department Sanford Bismarck