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Test ID BLOD0194 Manganese, Blood

Useful For

Evaluation of central nervous system symptoms similar to Parkinson disease in manganese (Mn) miners and processors

 

Characterization of liver cirrhosis

 

Therapeutic monitoring in treatment of cirrhosis, parenteral nutrition-related Mn toxicity and environmental exposure to Mn

 

Evaluation of Behcet disease

Specimen Type

Whole blood


Specimen Required


Patient Preparation: High concentrations of gadolinium and iodine are known to interfere with most metals tests. If either gadolinium- or iodine-containing contrast media has been administered, a specimen should not be collected for 96 hours.

Supplies: Metal Free B-D Tube (EDTA), 6 mL (T183)

Container/Tube: Royal blue-top (EDTA) Vacutainer plastic trace element blood collection tube

Specimen Volume: 0.8 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. See Trace Metals Analysis Specimen Collection and Transport in Special Instructions for complete instructions.

2. Send specimen in original tube.

Additional Information: If ordering the trace element blood collection tube from BD, order catalog #368381 (Plastic K2EDTA 10.8 mg, royal blue-top).


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.2 mL

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

Mild OK; Gross OK

Lipemia

Mild OK; Gross OK

Icterus

Mild OK; Gross OK

Other

Green-top (heparin) tube

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Whole blood Refrigerated (preferred) 28 days
  Ambient  28 days
  Frozen  28 days

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Tuesday, Friday; 8 a.m.

Analytic Time

1 day

Method Name

Dynamic Reaction Cell-Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry (DRC-ICP-MS)

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

CPT Code Information

83785

Reporting Name

Manganese, B

Reference Values

4.7-18.3 ng/mL

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Sanford Laboratories - Fargo Additional Information:

SANFORD INTERFACE BUILD INFORMATION

Result Code Result Code Description
5822 Manganese