Magnesium, Random Urine

Abbrev Code:UMGR   
Order Code:LAB405Order Name:Magnesium Random Urine
Methodology:Colorimetric endpoint
CPT Codes: 83735 x1, 83735 x1
Test Includes:Magnesium urine mg/dL; creatinine urine mg/dL; magnesium urine mg/mg cr.
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.
Urine containing bladder fluid is acceptable. Enter coded comment IRRFL (urine contains bladder irrigation fluid).
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Stability:3 days refrigerated; 1 year frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Chemistry  (Roche-UMMC East)


Reference Range:Urine Chemistry Reference Ranges

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