Dynamic Reaction Cell-Inductively Coupled-Mass Spectrometry
Detecting toxic manganese exposure
> or =16 years: 0.1-1.3 mcg/g creatinine. Reference values have not been established for patients that are <16 years of age.
Contamination of urine is possible because the usual daily excretion rate is low and manganese-containing dust is common.
2 - 12 days
- Manganese, Random Urine
Collect urine in a clean, plastic container with no metal cap or glued insert and no preservative. Collection must take place prior to or 48 hours after administering gadolinium-containing contrast media.
Test sent to Mayo Medical Laboratories.