|Test||MANGANESE, 24-HOUR URINE|
|Methodology||Dynamic Reaction Cell Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry (DRC-ICP-MS)|
|Description||Useful for detecting toxic manganese exposure
|Specimen||1. 10 mL (minimum: 5 mL) from a 24-hour urine collection. No preservative. See "Urine Preservatives - Mayo Medical Laboratories" for multiple collections.
2. Collect in clean, plastic urine container(s) with no metal cap(s) or glued insert(s).
3. Send specimen in a clean, plastic aliquot container with no metal cap or glued insert. See "Metals Analysis - Collection and Transport" for complete instructions.
4. Refrigerate specimen within 4 hours of completion of 24-hour collection. Send specimen refrigerated.
NOTE:1. High concentrations of gadolinium and iodine are known to interfere with most metals tests. If gadolinium- or iodine-containing contrast media has been administered, a specimen should not be collected for 96 hours.
|Reference Values||0-15 years: not established
> or =16 years: 0.1-1.2 mcg/specimen
|Analytic Time||1 Day|
|Day(s) Test Set Up||Tuesday, Friday|