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ID:120 Magnesium (urine)
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DescriptionA trace metal important as a co-factor for many enzyme reactions and in DNA synthesis.
Additional Info
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna
InterpretationIncreased in presence of alcohol, diuretics, Barters syndrome, corticosteroids & cisplatin therapy

Sample24h Urine
Tube24h Plain Urine
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Collection ConditionsAccurately timed collection
Min. Vol20 mL

Ref. Range (Male)2.4 - 6.5 (24 hr)
Ref. Range (Female) 2.4 - 6.5 (24hr)
Ref. Range (Paed)
Ref. Range Notes
IP Acute TATRefer to Website
IP Routine TATRefer to Website
GP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
GP Routine TATRefer to Website
Turnround CommentNA

Originally edited by : JHB. Review due on 15/04/2014 12:05:28. Published By S.Bennett on 15/04/2013 12:05:28.