Triple-Quadrupole Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS/MS)
Detecting toxic manganese exposure
Age >=18 years: < 4.0 mcg/24 hours.
Contamination of urine is possible because the usual daily excretion rate is low and manganese-containing dust is common.
2 - 12 days
- MN Urine
- MANGANESE, URINE
- MNU CONC
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.
Test sent to Mayo Clinic Laboratories.