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General

Synonym/Acronym:
Mg2+.

Common Use:
To assess electrolyte balance related to magnesium levels to assist in diagnosis, monitoring diseases, and therapeutic interventions such as hemodialysis.

Specimen:
Serum collected in a gold-, red-, or red/gray-top tube.

Normal Findings:
(Method: Spectrophotometry)

AgeConventional UnitsSI Units (Conventional Units × 0.4114)
Newborn1.7–2.5 mg/dL0.7–1 mmol/L
Child1.7–2.3 mg/dL0.7–0.95 mmol/L
Adult1.6–2.2 mg/dL0.66–0.91 mmol/L

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TY - ELEC T1 - Magnesium, Blood ID - 425001 Y1 - 2017 PB - Davis's Laboratory & Diagnostic Tests UR - https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425001/all/Magnesium__Blood ER -