Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
RESULT
Test Name : Copper, Serum Order Code : COPPR
Synonyms: CU, Kaiser Fletcher Ring, Wilson's Disease
Specimen Type: Serum
Container Type: Royal-blue-top tube (Plain) No additive
Required Volume: 1.0 mL
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): 0.2 mL
Methodology: Dynamic Reaction Cell Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry (DRC-ICP-MS)
Standard Run Times: Mon to Fri
Turnaround Time: 3 days
Special Handling: Draw blood in a plain, royal blue-top Monoject trace element blood collection tube(s). Send primary tube to Hillview Laboratory. Note: High concentrations of gadolinium, iodine, and barium are known to interfere with most metals tests. If gadolinium-, iodine-, or barium-containing contrast media has been administered, a specimen should not be collected for 96 hours.
CPT Codes: 82525
LPCH EPIC Code: LAB817
SHC EPIC Code: LABCOPPR
Department: Special Chemistry