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BCH Order Code MNRCU Manganese/Creatinine Ratio, Random, Urine


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.

Supplies: Urine Tubes, 10 mL (T068)

Collection Container/Tube: Clean, plastic urine collection container with no metal cap or glued insert

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic, 10-mL urine tube or clean, plastic aliquot container with no metal cap or glued insert

Specimen Volume: 3 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Collect a random urine specimen.

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


Useful For

Monitoring manganese exposure using random urine specimens

 

Nutritional monitoring

 

Clinical trials

Profile Information

Test ID Reporting Name Available Separately Always Performed
MNCU Manganese/Creat Ratio, U No Yes
CRETR Creatinine, Random, U No Yes

Method Name

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

CRETR: Enzymatic Colorimetric Assay

Reporting Name

Manganese/Creat Ratio, Random, U

Specimen Type

Urine

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.8 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Urine Refrigerated (preferred) 28 days
  Frozen  28 days
  Ambient  7 days

Reference Values

Manganese

0-17 years: Not established

≥18 years: <4.0 mcg/g creatinine

 

Creatinine

≥18 years old: 16-326 mg/dL

 

Reference values have not been established for patients who are less than 18 years of age.

Day(s) Performed

Tuesday

Report Available

1 to 7 days

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

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

82570

83785

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
MNRCU Manganese/Creat Ratio, Random, U 27367-2

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
CRETR Creatinine, Random, U 2161-8
614994 Manganese/Creat Ratio, U 27367-2