Copper, Urine COPU

Method(s) Quantitative Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry
Specimen Required
Collect 24-hour or random urine collection. Specimen must be collected in a plastic container and should be refrigerated during collection.
Transport

8 mL aliquot from a well-mixed 24 hour or random collection at 2-8ºC. (Min: 1 mL) Submit specimen in two Trace Element-Free transport tubes.

Remarks Record total volume and collection time interval on transport tube and on test request form.
Stability

Ambient: 1 week; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year

Unacceptable Conditions Urine collected within 48 hours after administration of a gadolinium (Gd) containing contrast media (may occur with MRI studies). Acid preserved urine.
Schedule Mon-Sat
Billing Code 5010208
CPTCode 82525
Preferred Specimen Collection Device(s)
Reference Interval

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No Appointment Necessary
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