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Copper, serum free (direct)

Lab Section:  Sendout Reference  
Lab Location:  Sendout
Reference Lab: ARUP 
Test ID: LAB2833 
Methodology: Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry
Schedule: Daily
Reported: 7 days for Routine orders
Specimen Requirements:  Collection: 3.0 mL Blood in a Royal Blue Top - Serum.
Pediatric volume: 2 mL.
Diet, medication, and nutritional supplements may introduce interfering substances. Patients should be encouraged to discontinue nutritional supplements, vitamins, minerals, nonessential over-the-counter medications (upon the advice of their physician).
Stability: Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 1 month

Notes: 

Submit specimen in an ARUP Trace Element Free Transport Tube.

Reference Interval:  See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.
CPT Code(s): 82525
Last Changed: 12/21/2016 06:01:35
Last Reviewed: 12/21/2016 06:01:43