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Copper Urine, 24hr

Centralized Core Laboratory : Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation :
CU24H CLEVE
Specimen Type:
Urine
Tube Type:
Urine container
Collection Volume:
24 hour urine collection
Cause for Rejection:
-
Storage:
Refrigerated
Availability:
Sent to reference lab
Methodology:
Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS)
Special Instructions:
10.0 mL (minimum 5.0 mL) aliquot from 24-hour urine collection. Instruct patient on 24 hour urine collection. To begin the urine collection, have the patient void. DISCARD THIS URINE SPECIMEN. This is best done with the first morning specimen. Note the time and record on the requisition. From then on collect all the urine that is voided and place in container. If more than one container is needed, please mark the first as #1 of 2 and retain on the floor until the collection is complete. The final void should be made 24 hours after the first void described earlier. The specimen should be included with the collection. Do not allow specimen to come into contact with metal or rubber.
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8418
TAT:
1-7 days: performed 1 day per week
Additional Info:
Reference range: <60ug/24 hrs
CPT Code:
82525
Synonyms:
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