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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
3-6 days
New York DOH Approval Status
Specimens from New York clients will be sent out to a New York DOH approved laboratory, if possible.
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Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Royal blue (Trace metal-free EDTA).  
Specimen Preparation
Transport 1 mL RBCs in the original collection tube. (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)