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Test Code BLOD0194 Manganese, Blood

Additional Codes

Mayo Test Code: MNB

Useful For

Evaluation of central nervous system symptoms similar to Parkinson disease in manganese miners and processors

 

Characterization of liver cirrhosis

 

Therapeutic monitoring in treatment of cirrhosis, parenteral nutrition-related Mn toxicity and environmental exposure to Mn

 

Evaluation of Behcet disease

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Whole blood


Specimen Required


Container/Tube: Royal blue-top (EDTA) Vacutainer plastic trace element blood collection tube (T183)

Specimen Volume: 0.8 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. See Trace Metals Analysis Specimen Collection and Transport in Special Instructions for complete instructions.

2. Send specimen in original tube.

Additional Information:

1. High concentrations of gadolinium and iodine are known to interfere with most metals tests. If either gadolinium- or iodine-containing contrast media has been administered, a specimen should not be collected for 96 hours.

2. If ordering the trace element blood collection tube from BD, order catalog #368381.


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.2 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Whole blood Refrigerated (preferred) 28 days
  Ambient  28 days
  Frozen  28 days

Reference Values

4.7-18.3 ng/mL

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Tuesday, Friday; 8 a.m.

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

CPT Code Information

83785

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

Mild OK; Gross OK

Lipemia

Mild OK; Gross OK

Icterus

Mild OK; Gross reject

Other

Green-top (heparin) tube

Method Name

Dynamic Reaction Cell-Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry (DRC-ICP-MS)

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Gastroenterology and Hepatology Test Request Form (T728) with the specimen (http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/it-mmfiles/gastroenterology-and-hepatology-test-request.pdf)