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Test Compendium

8212: COPPER, BLOOD

Test Code

  • 8212

Test Synonym

  • CU

Minimum Volume

  • 0.4 mL

Specimen Requirements

  • Whole Blood

Container

  • Royal Blue Top- EDTA Additive

Storage

  • Refrigerated

Turn Around Time

  • 2 days

Special Instructions

  • 1 mL Blood Royal Blue top tube(Trace metal-free;EDTA) Rejection criteria: light green, tan, RB Sodium heparin, green

Additional Information

  • Clotted blood specimens are not acceptable. Submit in container with a non-Heparin based anticoagulant. Tubes containing Heparin based anticoagulants are not acceptable.