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COPPER, SERUM

Item Value
Approval req'd? Yes, Chemistry Lab Medicine Resident.
Available Stat? No
Performed by? Reference Laboratory - ARUP web page for Copper, serum.
Sendout? yes
Price range $
In House Availability Routine: Monday - Saturday
Container type Royal blue tube with no anticoagulant
Amount to Collect 4 mL
Sample type Blood
Min. Volume 1 mL
Special instructions Separate serum from red cells as soon as possible.
Normal range
Stability Once separated from cells, stable indefinitely.
Turn around times 1 - 3 days
CPT coding 82525
Last Updated 11/2/2009 11:46:42 AM
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