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Manganese, urine

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Utilization Guidelines Urine levels do not correlate well with toxic symptoms. Whole blood levels are the preferred test for assessing for manganese toxicity.
Test code MOLT (Order in Apex as 'Miscellaneous Outside Lab Test' using the complete test name above)
Test group Manganese
Performed by Quest
Sendout? Yes
Method ICP/MS
Collection Instructions Click here for detailed instructions for collecting samples for Trace Metals
Container type Acid washed 24 hour urine collection container

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Amount to Collect Entire 24 hour urine output or random urine (See preferred volume)
Sample type 24 hour urine collection or random urine
Preferred volume 10 mL urine
Min. Volume 5 mL urine
Processing notes Follow the detailed processing instructions for Trace Metal Analysis. Refrigerate. For 24 hour urine order Quest # 42044N. For random urine order Quest # 84863N
Units µg/L (mcg/L)
Normal range
M 0.5-3.0 µg/L
F 0.5-1.8 µg/L
Turn around times Test performed Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday. Turnaround time: 2-5 days.
Additional information To convert µg/L to nmol/L (SI units) multiply by 18.2
CPT coding 83785-90
Last Updated 2/20/2014 3:09:45 PM
Entry Number 642

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