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Test Compendium

6026: COPPER, SERUM

Test Code

  • 6026

Test Synonym

  • Copper, Serum/Plasma

Minimum Volume

  • 0.2 mL

Specimen Requirements

  • Serum Or Plasma

Container

  • Royal Blue Top- EDTA Additive, Royal Blue Top- No Additive, Metal Free Transfer Tube- Serum or Plasm

Storage

  • Ambient

Turn Around Time

  • 4 days

CPT Codes

  • 82525
    *The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are provided for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the responsibility of the billing entity. Please direct any questions regarding the CPT coding to the payer being billed.

Special Instructions

  • 1 mL SERUM OR PLASMA from a Royal Blue transferred to a metal free transport tube

Additional Information

  • Serum MUST be separated from cells within 45 minutes of collection and transferred to a metal free plastic transport tube. Plasma may be separated immediately and transferred to a metal free plastic transport tube for shipment to the laboratory.

Specimen Stability

  • 14 days Ambient, Refrigerated of Frozen