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Magnesium, stool, random

Lab Section: 

Chemistry

 

 

Lab Location: 

Main Lab

 

Test ID: 

LAB3237

 

Methodology: 

Colorimetric

Schedule: 

On request

Reported: 

1 hour for STAT orders; 4 hours for Routine orders

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 5.0 mL Stool in a Sterile Container.
Pediatric volume: 0.5 mL.
No preservative
Handling: liquid stool only.

 

Notes: 

Clinical Indications: Measures water soluble magnesium only.

Reference Interval: 

<49.0 mg/dL >

CPT Code(s): 

83735

Last Changed: 

10/13/2016 14:09:59

Last Reviewed: 

08/10/2017 12:51:41