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. Manganese, Whole Blood (0099272) is recommended for monitoring potential accumulation with TPN.
Quantitative Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry
Royal blue (Trace metal-free EDTA).
Separate cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transport 1 mL RBCs in the original collection tube. (Min: 0.4 mL)
Test is not performed at ARUP; separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.
Refrigerated. Also acceptable: Room temperature.
Ambient: 1 month; Refrigerated: 1 month; Frozen: Unacceptable
Performed by non-ARUP Laboratory
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National Medical Services (NMS)