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2 mL serum collected in a no additive (royal blue-top) tube
Plasma collected in an EDTA (royal blue-top) or sodium heparin (royal blue-top) tube
Avoid worksite collection.
For serum samples, blood maybe drawn into royal blue-top evacuated tube without additive, allow to clot and centrifuge within 4 hours of collection. Pour off plasma/serum into an acid washed metal free tube for transportation. Use podwerless gloves. For plasma samples, follow the above instructionsexcept that the sample does not go with the vlotting process. Carefully clean skin prior to venipuncture.
Refrigerated (cold packs)
Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 30 days
Frozen: 60 days
Hemolysis • Sodium heparin lead-free (tan-top) tube
Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS)
Quest Diagnostics Valencia Nichols Institute
27027 Tourney Road
Valencia, CA 91355-5386
Set up: Wed, Fri; Report available: 1 day
Manganese deficiency produces growth disorders, alters skeletal and cartilage formation, and impairs reproduction. Industrial workers absorb manganese mainly through the lungs.
Reference ranges are provided as general guidance only. To interpret test results use the reference range in the laboratory report.
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