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Test Compendium

6064: COPPER, RBCS

Test Code

  • 6064

Test Synonym

  • COPPER RBC

Minimum Volume

  • 0.75 mL

Specimen Requirements

  • Red Blood Cells

Container

  • Royal Blue Top- EDTA Additive

Storage

  • Refrigerated

Turn Around Time

  • 7 days

Special Instructions

  • 2 mL RBCs Royal Blue top tube(Trace metal-free;EDTA) Rejection criteria: received room temp, heparin based anticoagulant is not acceptable.

Additional Information

  • Centrifuge and separate RBCs into an acid washed plastic screw capped vial within 2 hours of collection.

Specimen Stability

  • Room Temp: Not Stable, Refrigerated: 14 days, Frozen: 14 days