Manganese, RBC

Sunquest Code:MANRBC  
Epic Code:LAB6899Epic Name:Manganese RBC
Synonyms:Manganese Erythrocytes
Methodology:Inductively coupled plasma/Mass spectrometry
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 3-6 days.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:4 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1.4 mL
Container:Trace Element, EDTA (DE)
Causes for Rejection:Frozen, clotted or whole blood specimens with RBC's immediately into a metal-free plastic vial. Store refrigerated.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge whole blood within 2 hours of collection and discard plasma. Aliquot 1 mL, 0.4 mL minimum of RBCs immediately into a metal-free plastic vial. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship RBCs at refrigerated temperature.
Stability:Stability: 1 month at room temperature or refrigerated.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:2007254


Reference Range:By report.
Use:Useful as a reasonable indicator of recent, active exposure and provides a model indicator for distinguishing exposed from non-exposed individuals. May be useful in long-term low-dose manganese exposure.

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