Magnesium - Total, RBCs Test (2551R)

Magnesium - Total, RBCs Test (2551R)

Analysis Code 2551R 
Test Name Magnesium - Total, RBCs 
Test Includes Magnesium 
Purpose Exposure Monitoring/Investigation; This test is New York State approved. 
Category Metal/Element 
Method(s) Inductively Coupled Plasma/Optical Emission
Spectrometry (ICP/OES) 
Specimen Requirements 2 mL RBCs 
Transport Temperature Refrigerated 
Specimen Container Green top tube (Sodium Heparin) 
Special Handling Centrifuge and separate Plasma within two hours of collection. Leave RBCs in the original collection container and replace stopper. 
Light Protection Required Not Required 
Stability Room Temperature: Not Stable
Refrigerated: 30 day(s)
Frozen (-20 °C): 30 day(s) 
*Rejection Criteria Received Room Temperature. Light Blue top tube (Sodium Citrate). Gray top tube (Sodium Fluoride / Potassium Oxalate). Yellow top tube (ACD - Acid Citrate Dextrose). 
Day(s) Test Set-up / TAT [ICP/OES] Tuesday Thursday / 2 days 
Suggested CPT Code 83735 
**Minimum Volume 0.7 mL 
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*Rejection criteria pertain to clinical specimen submissions only.
**Stated minimum volume allows for a single analysis. Repeat analysis will not be performed.


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