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
3-8 days
New York DOH Approval Status
Specimens from New York clients will be sent out to a New York DOH approved laboratory.
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: 0.3 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: Undetermined; Refrigerated: Undetermined; Frozen: Unacceptable  
Reference Interval
By Report
Interpretive Data
Note
CPT Code(s)
83785
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
2007255Manganese, RBC
* Component test codes cannot be used to order tests. The information provided here is not sufficient for interface builds; for a complete test mix, contact interface support at interface.support@aruplab.com.
Cross References
Performed at National Medical Services (NMS)