Magnesium, Random Urine

Abbrev Code:UMGR   
Order Code:LAB405Order Name:Magnesium Random Urine
Order Instructions:Order UCRR in addition to UMGR.
Methodology:Bichromatic endpoint
St Joseph: Enzymatic
CPT Codes: 83735 x1
Test Includes:Urine magnesium and creatinine.
Turnaround Time:Performed and reported 24 hours/day.
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Urine Collection Procedure

Collection Instructions

Specimen:Urine, random collection
Optimal Volume:Submit entire collection; analysis requires 1 mL.
Container:Plastic leakproof container, sterile

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Mix collection well before aliquot is taken. Aliquot 5 mL, 1 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Stability:Urine containing bladder fluid is acceptable. Enter coded comment IRRFL (urine contains bladder irrigation fluid).
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Chemistry  (UMMC-West Bank, UMMC-East Bank, St. Joseph's)

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