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BCH Order Code MNB Manganese, Blood

Reporting Name

Manganese, B

Useful For

Evaluation of central nervous system symptoms, similar to Parkinson disease, in manganese (Mn) miners and processors

 

Characterization of liver cirrhosis

 

Therapeutic monitoring in treatment of cirrhosis, parenteral nutrition-related Mn toxicity, and environmental exposure to Mn

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Whole blood


Specimen Required


Patient Preparation: High concentrations of gadolinium and iodine are known to interfere with most metal tests. If either gadolinium- or iodine-containing contrast media has been administered, a specimen should not be collected for 96 hours.

Container/Tube: Royal blue top (EDTA) Vacutainer plastic trace element blood collection tube

Specimen Volume: 0.8 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. See Trace Metals Analysis Specimen Collection and Transport in Special Instructions for complete instructions.

2. Send whole blood specimen in original tube. Do not aliquot.


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.2 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Whole blood Refrigerated (preferred) 28 days
  Ambient  28 days
  Frozen  28 days

Reference Values

4.7-18.3 ng/mL

Day(s) Performed

Monday

Test Classification

This test was developed, and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration.

CPT Code Information

83785

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
MNB Manganese, B 5681-2

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
89120 Manganese, B 5681-2

Report Available

2 to 8 days

Method Name

Triple-Quadrupole Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS/MS)