Test Catalog



Alternative Names: Serum Manganese (NOT WHOLE BLOOD), MAN, L230
Includes: Manganese Serum
Sample Type: Serum
Preferred Container: No additive (Royal Blue Top) Tube
Sample Volume: 2.0 mL
Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL
Handling Instructions: Patient Prep: Diet, medication, and nutritional supplements may introduce interfering substances. Patients should be encouraged to discontinue nutritional supplements, vitamins, minerals, and non-essential over-the-counter medications (upon the advice of their physician). Collect: Royal Blue (No Additive). Specimen Preparation: Separate from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 2 mL serum to a Trace Element Free Transport Tube (available from AEL client supply department) (Min: 0.5 mL)
Transport Temperature: Ambient
Specimen Stability: Ambient: Indefinitely
Testing Frequency: Sunday- Saturday
Expected Turn Around Time: 2-6 Days
Testing Facility: ARUP
CPT Codes: 83785
Note: Interpretive Data: Elevated results may be due to skin or collection-related contamination, including the use of a noncertified metal-free collection/transport tube. If contamination concerns exist due to elevated levels of serum manganese, confirmation with a second specimen collected in a certified metal-free tube is recommended