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MANGANESE, BLOOD

Mnemonic

MANG WB

Guidelines

Diet, medication, and nutritional supplements may introduce interfering substances. Patient should be encouraged to discontinue nutritional supplements, vitamins, minerals, and non-essential over-the-counter medications, upon the advice of their physician.

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Whole Blood, one royal blue (K2EDTA or Na2 EDTA) top tube

Preferred Volume

7.0 mL

Minimum Volume

1.0 mL

Transport

Room temperature (20-25°C)

Rejection Criteria

Heparin anticoagulant, frozen specimens

Stability

If the sample is drawn and stored in the appropriate container, the trace element values do not change with time.

Testing Information

Performed

Tue, Fri

Reported

1-5 days

Method

Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry

Referral Lab

ARUP (99272)

Reference Values

Reference Values

4.2-16.5 µg/L

CPT Codes

83785

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:41:23 AM


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