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Copper

Centralized Core Laboratory : Special Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation :
CU SCYEL
Specimen Type:
Blood
Tube Type:
Dark blue top (trace metal- no additive) tube
Collection Volume:
7.0 mL (minimum 3.0 mL)
Cause for Rejection:
-
Storage:
Refrigerated
Availability:
Mon-Fri (0800-1600); STAT
Methodology:
Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometry
Special Instructions:
To prevent contamination of the specimen, the stopper should not be removed when filling tube with blood. If using a syringe, transfer the blood directly into the tube, without removing the top, using a blood transfer device,.
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8484
TAT:
4 hours
Additional Info:
Reference range: 70-118 ug/dL
CPT Code:
82525
Synonyms:
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