Item Value
Test name Copper, tissue
Available Stat? No
Turn around times 2 weeks
Performed by Mayo
Normal range 10-35 µg/g dry weight of liver
Container type Trace metal-free vial (blue label)
Amount to Collect 4 mL
Collection Instructions Obtain trace metal-free vial (blue label) supplied by vendor and available from Specimen Receiving.

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Parrafin block is also acceptable if not more than 1 or 2 cuts have been made to it for slides. Paraffin blocks will be returned in 2 weeks unless a request for an earlier return is made.
Sample type Unfixed Liver tissue

Paraffin block is also acceptable if not more than 1 or 2 cuts have been made to it for slides. Paraffin blocks will be returned in 2 weeks unless a request for an earlier return is made.

If you have additional questions regarding this test, please call: 415-353-1667