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Test ID MNB Manganese, Blood

Useful For

Evaluation of central nervous system symptoms similar to Parkinson disease in manganese miners and processors

 

Characterization of liver cirrhosis

 

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

 

Evaluation of Behcet disease

Method Name

Dynamic Reaction Cell-Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry (DRC-ICP-MS)

Reporting Name

Manganese, B

Specimen Type

Whole blood

Specimen Required

Container/Tube: Royal blue-top (EDTA) Vacutainer plastic trace element blood collection tube (T183)

Specimen Volume: 0.8 mL

Collection Instructions:

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

2. Send specimen in original tube.

Additional Information:

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

2. If ordering the trace element blood collection tube from BD, order catalog #368381.

Forms: If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Neurology Test Request Form-General (T732) with the specimen (http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/it-mmfiles/neurology-request-form.pdf)

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.2 mL

Specimen Stability Information

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

Reference Values

4.7-18.3 ng/mL

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Tuesday, Friday; 8 a.m.

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

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

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 U.S. Food and Drug Administration.