Test Overview
Test Methodology

Dynamic Reaction Cell-Inductively Coupled-Mass Spectrometry

Test Usage

Detecting toxic manganese exposure

Reference Range *

Age >=18 years: < 4.0 mcg/24 hours.

Test Limitations

Contamination of urine is possible because the usual daily excretion rate is low and manganese-containing dust is common.

Test Details
Days Set Up
Tuesday, Friday
Analytic Time

2 - 12 days

Soft Order Code
MN-U
MiChart Code
Manganese, Urine
Synonyms
  • MN Urine
  • MANGANESE, URINE
  • MANGANESE
  • MNU CONC
  • CONCENTRATION
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Mayo MNU (8080)
Section
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

Collect 24 hour urine in a clean, plastic container with no metal cap or glued insert and no preservative. Aliquot urine into a clean, plastic container with no metal cap or glued insert and refrigerate within 4 hours of completion of collection. Record total 24 hour urine volume and collection dates/times on request form. Collection must take place prior to or 48 hours after administering gadolinium-containing contrast media.

Contraindications
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.
Normal Volume
10 mL aliquot of 24 hour urine collection
Minimum Volume
5 mL aliquot of 24 hour urine collection
Additional Information

Test sent to Mayo Medical Laboratories.

Billing
CPT Code
83785
Fee Code
20046
NY State Approved
No