COPPER, 24 HOUR URINE

Specimen Required
Collect 24 hour urine in acid washed container. Mix well and send 7.0 mL urine (3.0 mL minimum) refrigerated in an acid washed screw-capped plastic 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