Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: September 17, 2019 @ 9:13 am

9669

Magnesium, RBC

Specimen:Collect:
  • One Royal Blue (EDTA)
Submit:
  • 2 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Red Blood Cells in Trace Element Free Tube. Submit Refrigerated.
Special Handling:
  • Centrifuge whole blood and separate RBCs from plasma within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 2 mL RBCs to an ARUP Trace Element-Free Transport Tube.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Clotted Specimen
  • Hemolyzed specimens
  • Specimen submitted frozen
Stability:Ambient: 1 Week(s); Refrigerated: 1 Week(s); Frozen: Unacceptable; Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Quantitative Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry
Performed:Sun-Sat
Reported:2-5 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 83735
Components:
  • 9669 - MAGNESIUM, RBC
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