Test Details

MAGNESIUM, 24 HOUR URINE

Test Price: ₹ 500

Magnesium is a cofactor of many enzyme systems. Decreased renal function as in dehydration, Diabetic acidosis & Addison’s disease, reduces the urinary excretion of magnesium. Chronic glomerulonephritis, Aldosteronism & Drugs like Cyclosporine enhance excretion. This assay is useful for assessing the cause of abnormal serum magnesium concentration and determining whether body is receiving adequate nutrition.



Test Code:
DVCL1768
Report Delivery:
Daily
Parameters Included:
0
Category:
Disorders of Nutrition
Pre-Test Information:
No special preparation required
Method:
Xylidyl blue
Specimen:
10 mL (5 mL min.) aliquot of 24-hour urine in a sterile screw capped container. Do not use preservatives. Record 24-hour volume on test request form and urine container. Ship refrigerated or frozen.
Stability Room:
6 hrs
Stability Refrigerated:
1 week
Stability Frozen:
4 weeks

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