Last Modified: 12/20/2017 9:08:02 AM

Specimen Requirements: 2.0 mL Serum from a Navy Blue Top Tube - No Additive in a Acid Washed, in an Metal-Free Plastic Tube
Collection Instructions: Carefully clean skin prior to venipuncture. 

Avoid worksite collection. 

For serum samples, blood may be drawn into royal blue-top evacuated tube without additive, allow to clot and centrifuge within 4 hours of collection.
Pour off plasma/serum into an acid washed metal free tube for transportation. 
Use powderless gloves. 

For plasma samples, follow the above instructions except that the sample does not go through the clotting process.
Minimum Volume: 0.7 mL
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 7 days Ambient
30 days Refrigerated (preferred & Transport)
60 days Frozen
Rejection Criteria: Hemolysis; sodium heparin lead-free (tan-top) tube
Reference Range: < 1.2 mcg/L
Methodology: 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: 2 to 3 days
Days Performed: Wednesday, Friday
Sites Performed: Quest - Valencia
PHL Test Code: MSOT
EPIC Test Code:
Send Out Test Code: 951
CPT Coding: 83785

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