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Copper, RBC

Lab Section:  Sendout Reference  
Lab Location:  Sendout
Reference Lab: Quest 
Test ID: LAB4646 
Methodology: Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS)
Schedule: Mon-Fridays
Reported: 3 days for routine orders.
Specimen Requirements:  Collection: 3.0 mL Blood in a Royal Blue Top - EDTA Wb.
Pediatric volume: 1 mL.
Handling: Also acceptable Red blood cells collected in: EDTA (lavender-top), sodium heparin (royal blue-top), sodium heparin lead-free (tan-top), or sodium or lithium heparin (green-top) tubes.
Stability: Room temperature: 10 days Refrigerated: 10 days Frozen: Unacceptable

Notes: 

http://www.questdiagnostics.com/testcenter/TestDetail.action?tabName=OrderingInfo&ntc=3481

Reference Interval:  See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.
CPT Code(s): 82525
Last Changed: 12/21/2016 05:58:50
Last Reviewed: 12/21/2016 05:59:00