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To assess electrolyte balance related to magnesium levels to assist in diagnosis, monitoring diseases, and therapeutic interventions such as hemodialysis.
Serum (1 mL) collected in a red- or tiger-top tube.
|Age||Conventional Units||SI Units (Conventional Units × 0.4114)|
|Newborn||1.7–2.5 mg/dL||0.7–1 mmol/L|
|Child||1.7–2.3 mg/dL||0.70–0.95 mmol/L|
|Adult||1.6–2.6 mg/dL||0.66–1.07 mmol/L|