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Test ID BLOD1268 Magnesium, RBC

Specimen Type/Requirements

Lavender top (EDTA) tube -  Whole blood

 

Test is not affected by hemolysis or lipemia. 

Specimen Volume

 

Preferred Volume   1.0 mL  
Minimum Volume   0.5 mL  

 

Stability/Transport

 

Room Temperature   4 days    
Refrigerated   7 days   Preferred for transport  
Frozen   Unacceptable    

 

Performed Test Frequency

Tuesday through Saturday

Methodology

Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS)

Performing Lab

Quest Chantilly

CPT

83735

Analytic Time

4 days

Interface Build Information

Result Code Result Code Description 
13377 Magnesium, RBC