Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

Order Display Name: Geisinger Epic Procedure Code Or ID CPT Code:  

MANGANESE, BLOOD

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB2650         Geisinger Epic ID: 19188

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Whole Blood
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
2 mL whole blood; minimum 1 mL.
Special notes:
All venipunctures should be performed using a trace-metal-free royal-blue-top tube.
Patient preparation:
Patient should refrain from taking any manganese supplements for at least three (3) days prior to collection.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Do not aliquot specimens. Do not transfer blood to other containers. 
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated.
Specimen stability:
Room Temperature: 4 hours. Refrigerated: 14 days. Frozen: 60 days.
Rejection criteria:
Specimen must be clot-free; clotted specimens are unacceptable. Specimens received room temperature.

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
83785
Note: The billing party has sole responsibility for CPT coding.  Any questions regarding coding should be directed to the payer being billed.  The CPT codes provided by GML are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only.
Test includes:
Manganese.
Methodology:
Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry
Synonyms:
MANGA, Quest test code 626

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Setup: Tuesday, Friday morning. Report available: 3-7 days.    
Performed stat? No
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