Test Catalog

Test ID: MGS    
Magnesium, Serum

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Monitoring preeclampsia patients being treated with magnesium sulfate, although in most cases monitoring clinical signs (respiratory rate and deep tendon reflexes) is adequate and blood magnesium levels are not required

Special Instructions Library of PDFs including pertinent information and forms related to the test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Colorimetric Assay

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

Magnesium, S

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Magnesium (Mg)
Mg (Magnesium)