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Test Name

Magnesium, RBC

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CPT Code(s)**

83735
**IMPORTANT: CPT Code is informational only; obtain the Test Code for ordering.

Methodology

Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS)

Reference Range(s)

4.0-6.4 mg/dL

Clinical Significance

Magnesium is an essential trace element. Deficiency leads to irritability, neuromuscular abnormalities, cardiac and renal damage. Its salts are used as antacids and cathartics. Excessive amount may cause CNS depression, loss of muscle tone, respiratory and cardiac arrest.

Reference ranges are provided as general guidance only. To interpret test results use the reference range in the laboratory report.

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