Days Set Up
Tuesday, Friday
Analytic Time

2 - 12 days

MiChart Code
Manganese Creatinine Ratio, Random Urine
Soft Order Code

Test Updated:


Manganese, Random Urine

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

Dynamic Reaction Cell-Inductively Coupled-Mass Spectrometry

Test Usage

Detecting toxic manganese exposure

Reference Range

> or =16 years: 0.1-1.3 mcg/g creatinine. Reference values have not been established for patients that are <16 years of age.

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Specimen Requirements

Collection Offsite

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.

Normal Volume
2 mL urine
Minimum Volume
0.8 mL urine

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Quality that sets us apart

As the reference laboratory division of Michigan Medicine's Department of Pathology, MLabs shares the institution's commitment to applying established quality principles to clinical laboratory testing. Like other large organizations in complex, consequential fields, we rely on an established approach to monitor quality throughout the testing process.