Copper, Serum

dark blue top tube

Tube Type

Test ID LAB817
CPT Code(s)   82525
Group/Individual Test Individual
Laboratory Core Referral Testing
Tube Station   30
Specimen Routine: 2.5 mL blood/royal blue top tube Only; see important Comments
  Micro: 0.6 mL blood
Availability Routine: Reference Laboratory - Mayo Clinic Laboratories
Turnaround Time   3-5 days
Reference Range Normal: See separate report

Do not collect within 96 hours of administration of gadolinium- or iodine- or barium-containing contrast media.

For Outreach clients: Spin specimen down, aliquot into "Mayo Metal Free" tube, and send to the lab refrigerated.

Reviewed by jcayless on June 23, 2022

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514