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Magnesium, Blood

Magnesium, Blood is a topic covered in the Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests.

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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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Citation

Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Magnesium, Blood." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425001/all/Magnesium__Blood.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Magnesium, Blood. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425001/all/Magnesium__Blood. Accessed April 24, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Magnesium, Blood. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425001/all/Magnesium__Blood
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Magnesium, Blood [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 April 24]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425001/all/Magnesium__Blood.
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