Magnesium - Total, Serum/Plasma Test (2551SP)

Magnesium - Total, Serum/Plasma Test (2551SP)

Analysis Code 2551SP 
Test Name Magnesium - Total, Serum/Plasma 
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 1 mL Serum or Plasma 
Transport Temperature Refrigerated 
Specimen Container Polymer gel separation tube (SST or PST), Red top tube (no additive) 
Special Handling Hemolyzed Specimens are unsuitable for analysis. Promptly centrifuge and separate Serum or Plasma into an acid washed plastic screw capped vial using approved guidelines.  
Light Protection Required Not Required 
Stability Room Temperature: 30 day(s)
Refrigerated: 30 day(s)
Frozen (-20 °C): 30 day(s) 
*Rejection Criteria 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] Wednesday / 7 days 
Suggested CPT Code 83735 
**Minimum Volume 0.45 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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