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Magnesium Level 24 Hour Urine

eD-H Order Code

LAB406

Specimen Collection Information

Specimen Minimum Test Volume Container Special Handling
Urine 0.1 ML pH<1

Specimen Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Specimen Stability

Urine sample must be received in laboratory within 24 hours
of
end of collection. Keep urine sample refrigerated until
delivered
to laboratory.


Chemistry Blo

Additional Specimen Instructions

24 hour urine collection without preservative. Urine must be kept refrigerated during collection.

Reference Ranges / Critical Values

Assay Gender Age Range Normal Range Critical Values Units
U24 Mag Calc All 0 Minutes – 150 Years 3 -5   mmol/24hrs

Interpretive Data

Assay Display Interpretive Data
U24 Mag Calc Urinary excretion of magnesium is dependent upon dietary intake. Approximately one-third of the daily intake appears in the urine. This generally is in the range of 3-5 mmol/24 hours.

Day(s) Performed

Monday through Sunday; continuously

Performing Lab Section

Chemistry

CPT(s)

83735