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COPPER, SERUM

Synonym(s):

Cu Serum

Lab Section Category

Description

Indications

Specimen Required

​5 mL plain blood collected into trace metal free tube.

Storage and Transport

Method

​Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry

Test Results

Reference Interval / Value

​≥ 20 yrs : 734 - 1714 ug/L

Turnaround Time

Mean = 7 days ; Range 3 - 11 days

Day(s) Test Set up

​Monday – Friday

Remarks

Instructions Before Sampling:
Patient should avoid taking either gadolinium or iodine containing contrast media for at least 4 days as they can interfere with trace metal tests.

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