Manganese, RBC
2007254
Ordering Recommendation
Useful as a reasonable indicator of recent, active exposure and provides a modest indicator for distinguishing exposed from non-exposed individuals. May be useful in long-term, low-dose manganese exposure. Whole blood measurements (0099272) are recommended for monitoring potential accumulation with TPN.
Mnemonic
MANG RBC
Methodology
Quantitative Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry
Performed
Varies
Reported
3-10 days  
New York DOH Approval Status
Specimens from New York clients will be sent out to a New York DOH approved laboratory, if possible.
Submit With Order
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
  
Collect
Royal blue (EDTA).  
Specimen Preparation
Separate cells within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL RBCs to an ARUP Trace Element-Free Transport Tube (ARUP supply #43116). Available online through eSupply using ARUP Connect™ or contact ARUP Client Services at (800) 522-2787. (Min: 0.4 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. Also acceptable: Room temperature.  
Unacceptable Conditions
  
Remarks
  
Stability
Ambient: 1 month; Refrigerated: 1 month; Frozen: Unacceptable  
Reference Interval
By Report  
Interpretive Data
 
Note
 
CPT Code(s)
83785
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
2007255Manganese, RBC 
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Performed at National Medical Services (NMS)