Manganese deficiency produces growth disorders, alters skeletal and cartilage formation, and impairs reproduction. Industrial workers absorb manganese mainly through the lungs.
Carefully clean skin prior to venipuncture. Avoid hemolysis.
Avoid worksite collection.
For serum samples, blood may be 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 powderless gloves. For plasma samples, follow the above
instructions except that the sample does not go through the
Reported (Analytical Time)
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