MANGANESE, SERUM

Test Documentation
Specimen Required
Patient preparation: Patient should be encouraged to discontinue nutritional supplements, vitamins, minerals and non-essential over-the-counter medication.
Draw blood in dark blue, no additive tube. Centrifuge, separate and send 2.0 mL serum (0.5 mL minimum) room temperature in an IATA-approved metal free screw-capped plastic vial. Separate serum from cells within 6 hours.

Rejection Criteria
Separator tubes, hemolysis, specimens not separated from cells wiithin 6 hours.

Methodology
Quantitative Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry

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

Reference Range
0.0-2.0 µg/L

Performed
Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Turnaround Time3-6 days
Test CodeMNBLD
CPT-4 Code (s)
83785
LOINC Codes
5683-8

Warde
Medical
Laboratory