What is the Magnesium Blood Test?
Magnesium Blood Test – Magnesium is an essential mineral for the proper functioning of the human body. Although it is found in a small proportion of the body (0.05% of the total body weight), it is essential from a structural and functional point of view.
Why get a Blood Magnesium test?
You may need a magnesium blood test if you experience symptoms of low magnesium or high magnesium levels.
- Irregular heartbeat.
- Convulsions (in severe cases).
- Muscle deterioration.
- Vomiting and nausea.
✓ Magnesium: is a metallic element found in your bone, essential to life. Measures the amount of Magnesium in your blood.
- Decompensated kidney failure, chronic nephropathy.
- Diabetes mellitus, diabetic coma before starting treatment.
- Systemic lupus erythematosus.
- Lithium carbonate poisoning, salicylates.
- Digestive disorders.
- Renal disorders.
- Excessive sweating.
- Septic conditions.
- Excessive lactation.
- Chronic heart failure.
How does our Clinic Visit test work?
Please make your appointment online and visit us on-site to have your blood drawn by our Registered Nurse. Please note that you must present your ID for your appointment.
How long do blood test results take?
The target turnaround time for a Magnesium Blood test is 1 working day. The turnaround time is a guide only and will sometimes depend upon assay run schedules.
Missed appointments or cancellations less than 24 hours prior are not entitled to refunds. Rescheduling is possible but not guaranteed. Please contact the customer service prior to the appointment time to discuss cost and availability options. Please note that we do not draw blood from children under 16 years old.