85770:MAGNESIUM (Mg), STOOL

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85770:MAGNESIUM (Mg), STOOL
Alias Names: Mg stool
Methodology: Atomic Emission Spectroscopy
Edit Date: 2/9/2009
Performed: Monday-Friday
Released: 48 hours after setup at PeaceHealth Laboratories’ reference lab.
CPT Code: 83735-90
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: 24-hour stool collection. Refrigerate during collection period. Also acceptable: Random specimen.
Handling: Freeze. Indicate collection period and weight.
Standard Volume: 20 mL liquid stool.
Minimum Volume: 20 mL liquid stool.
Transport: Frozen on dry ice.
Rejection Criteria: Non-liquid stool.