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. Manganese, Whole Blood (0099272) is recommended for monitoring potential accumulation with TPN.

Mnemonic
MANG RBC
Methodology

Quantitative Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry

Performed

Varies

Reported

4-7 days

New York DOH Approval Status
Specimens from New York clients will be sent out to a New York DOH approved laboratory, if possible.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Collect

Royal blue (Trace metal-free EDTA).

Specimen Preparation

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.

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



Compliance Category

Performed by non-ARUP Laboratory

Note
Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

83785

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
2007255 Manganese, RBC 5682-0
* Component test codes cannot be used to order tests. The information provided here is not sufficient for interface builds; for a complete test mix, please click the sidebar link to access the Interface Map.
Aliases
Manganese, RBC

National Medical Services (NMS)