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magnesium, rbc
Synonyms: Mg, RBC 
Computer Code: (RMRBC)
Specimen Collection: 4 mL blood (lavender, royal blue, tan, or sodium heparin green top tube).
Deliver immediately to Special Chemistry. 
Minimum Volume: 2 mL 
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Centrifuge within 45 minutes of collection. Centrifuge for 20 minutes, remove plasma and discard, refrigerate cells in the original collection tube within 45 minutes. Min 0.2 mL cells. 
Reference Values: See reference laboratory report.  
Lab Code: CC REF 
Requisition: SPEC C
Test Frequency:  
Routine TAT: 5 days 
Stat TAT: NA 
CPT Code(s): 83735 
LCD or NCD:  
Methodology Used: R
See Addendum XVII

Albany Medical Center
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Albany, NY, 12208
Date: 10/01/2014
Time: 14:22:52 (24hr)