Magnesium, 24-hour Urine

Last Modified: 5/17/2019 2:30:45 PM


  Medicare Medical Necessity Restrictions May Apply
Medical Necessity Documentation:  
Client Notes:  
Patient Preparation:  
Specimen Requirements: 5.0 mL aliquot from a well mixed 24 hour Urine Collection in a Plastic Container
Collection Instructions:

1. When starting the 24-hour period, urinate and discard (throw-away) this specimen. NOTE THE TIME
2. From that time on, collect all urine by urinating into a clean container and transfer into the provided container. 
DO NOT URINATE DIRECTLY INTO CONTAINER.
3. Try to pass the last urine just prior to the end of the 24 hour period. Add this urine into the container. 
4. Urine Specimen should be kept refrigerated during and after collection. 

For patient collection instruction sheet see Addendum D
For Spanish patient collection instruction sheet see Addendum D
For Burmese patient collection instruction sheet see Addendum D
For Arabic patient collection instruction sheet see Addendum D

Minimum Volume: 1.0 mL
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 7 days Refrigerated
Reference Range: 24 - 255 mg/24 hr
Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments:  
Methodology: Colorimetric
Clinical Significance:  
Documentation:  
Custom Panel: No

PRODUCTION SCHEDULE

Days Performed: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Sites Performed: Parkview Regional Medical Center, Parkview Wabash, Parkview Warsaw
PHL Test Code: UMG24
EPIC Test Code: LAB406
Alternate Test Names: Mg, 24-hour Urine
Included Tests:  
CPT Coding: 83735

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