Magnesium (Mg)

NameMagnesium
Tube TypeSerum (Gold top)
Reporting Unitsmmol/L
Reference Range<4 weeks
≥ 4 weeks
0.6 – 1
0.7 – 1
Analytical Range0.1 – 4
AvailabilityNDDH (24/7)
Target turnaround time2 hours
Special requirements & notes
Patient preparationN/A
Volume required1 tube (4ml)
If delayed transport to lab, store:Centrifuged, in refrigerator
Factors affecting result interpretation
Time limit for add on test4 days
Pathology disciplineBiochemistry
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Last updated: July 2, 2019