COPPER, RANDOM URINE

Specimen Required
Collect random urine in an acid-washed container. Send 7.0 mL urine (3.0 mL minimum) refrigerated in an acid-washed screw-capped plastic vial.

Rejection Criteria
Hemolysis, urine with fecal contamination

Methodology
Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS)

Stability
Room temperature: 5 days; Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: 28 days

Reference Range
By report

Performed
Sunday, Wednesday, Friday

Turnaround Time3-6 days
Test CodeCOPRU
CPT-4 Code (s)
82525, 82570
LOINC Codes
Copper, Random Urine:   13829-7  
Creatinine, Random Urine:   2161-8  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory