Manganese, Whole Blood

Abbrev Code:MANGWB   
Order Code:LAB8022Order Name:Manganese Whole Blood
Methodology:Inductively coupled plasma/mass spectrometry
CPT Codes: 83785 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 1-3 days.
Special Instructions:Diet, medication and nutritional supplements may introduce interfering substances. Patients should be encouraged to discontinue nutritional supplements, vitamins, minerals, nonessential over-the-counter medications (upon the advice of their physician).

For tests developed and validated by ARUP (previously referred to as Compliance Statement B, C or D). This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. This test was performed in a CLIA certified laboratory and is intended for clinical purposes.

Collection Instructions

Specimen:Whole blood
Optimal Volume:7 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1 mL
Container:Trace Element, EDTA (DE)
Causes for Rejection:Specimens collected or transported in tubes other than Royal Blue (EDTA) or Trace Element-Free Transsport Tube. Heparin anticoagulant; clotted or frozen specimens.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Whole blood. Do not process. Store in original container, at room temperature or refrigerated. May be transferred into ARUP Trace Element-Free Transport tube.
Shipping Instructions:Ship in original collection container or Trace Element-Free Transport tube at room temperature.
Stability:Room temperature or refrigerated indefinitely. Unacceptable frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:99272


Reference Range:4.2-16.5 µg/L
Use:Useful as a reasonable indicator of recent, active exposure and provides a modest indicator for distinguishing exposed from non-exposed individuals. Recommended for monitoring potential accumulation with TPN.

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