Manganese, Whole Blood

Last Modified: 8/15/2019 2:02:59 PM

Medical Necessity Documentation:  
Client Notes:  
Patient Preparation:  
Specimen Requirements:

2.0 mL Whole Blood in a Navy Blue Top Tube - EDTA

Collection Instructions: Carefully clean skin prior to venipuncture. Avoid worksite collection
Minimum Volume: 1.0 mL Whole Blood
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 4 hours Ambient
14 days Refrigerated
60 days Frozen
Rejection Criteria: Sodium heparin, lead-free (tan-top)
Reference Range:

4.2 - 16.5 mcg/L

Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments:  
Methodology: Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS)
Clinical Significance:

Manganese deficiency produces growth disorders, alters skeletal and cartilage formation and impairs reproduction. Industrial workers absorb manganese mainly through the lungs.

Custom Panel: No


Turn Around Time: 5 to 7 days
Days Performed: Tuesday, Friday
Sites Performed: Quest - Valencia
PHL Test Code: MANWB
EPIC Test Code: LAB3124
Send Out Test Code: 626
Included Tests:  
CPT Coding: 83785

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