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Copper, RBC
2007252
Ordering Recommendation

May be useful for exposure monitoring or investigation. However, not recommended for clinical diagnostic purposes. Refer to Copper, Serum (0020096) or Copper, Serum Free (Direct) (0020596).

Mnemonic
COPPER RBC
Methodology
Quantitative Inductively Coupled Plasma-Optical Emission Spectrometry
Performed
Varies
Reported
3-8 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Royal blue (EDTA).  Also acceptable: Lavender (EDTA). 
Specimen Preparation
Separate cells within 2 hours of collection. Transport 2 mL RBCs in the original collection tube. (Min: 0.7 mL) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. Also acceptable: Frozen. 
Unacceptable Conditions
 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 2 weeks 
Reference Interval
By Report
Interpretive Data


Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
2007253Copper, RBC5630-9
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Aliases

Performed at National Medical Services (NMS)