COPPER, PLASMA

Synonyms: Cu, Plasma
Computer Code: (RCU)
Specimen Collection: 4 mL blood (royal blue EDTA top tube). Deliver immediately to Special Chemistry.
Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Centrifuge, remove plasma, refrigerate ASAP. Min 0.2 mL plasma. Separate plasma from cells within 45 minutes of collection. Must be transferred to metal free transport tube.
Reference Values: See reference laboratory report.
Lab Code: CC REF
Requisition: SPEC C
Test Frequency: NA
Routine TAT: 7 days
Stat TAT: N/A
CPT Code(s): 82525
LCD or NCD:
Methodology Used:
See Addendum XVII