FMNRB - Clinical: Manganese, Red Blood Cell

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Test ID: FMNRB    
Manganese, Red Blood Cell

Reference Values Describes reference intervals and additional information for interpretation of test results. May include intervals based on age and sex when appropriate. Intervals are Mayo-derived, unless otherwise designated. If an interpretive report is provided, the reference value field will state this.

Manganese, Plasma:     <2.0 ng/mL

Manganese, RBC:         11.0 - 23.0 ng/mL


Manganese is highly concentrated in the cellular elements of blood. Hemolysis of the cellular elements that is unobservable to the naked eye can result in elevated plasma manganese concentrations.