COPPER, 24 HOUR URINE

Test Documentation
Specimen Required
Collect 24 hour urine in acid washed or metal free container. Mix well and send 7.0 mL urine (3.0 mL minimum) refrigerated in an acid washed or metal free plastic screw-capped container. Record total volume on specimen container and test requisition. Call lab for collection container.

Methodology
Inductively-Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry

Stability
Room Temperature: 5 day; Refrigerated: 14 days; Frozen: 30 days

Reference Range
15-60 mcg/24 hr

Performed
Sunday, Wednesday, Friday

Turnaround Time3-7 days
Test CodeUCUQ
CPT-4 Code (s)
82525
LOINC Codes
Total Volume   3167-4  
Copper, urine   5632-5  
Copper, 24 hr, urine   5633-3  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory