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  Copper Specimen Type:
   

Blood


TOXICOLOGY

Specimen requirements:   7mL royal blue (no addivitve)
Reference ranges:
 Age  Male Female
0 up to 6 months 20-70 ug/dL 20-70 ug/dL
7 months -18 years 90-190 ug/dL 90-190 ug/dL
19  years and older 70-140 ug/dL 80-155 ug/dL
Critical values:  
Unit of measure: mcg/dL
Ideal sample: 7.0 mL
Absolute minimum amount: 3.0 mL
Method of collection: N/A
Transportation: N/A
Label instructions: N/A
Request test on form: MULTI LABS [Chem/Hem/UA/Tox/BB/Rheum] ( 151-104 )
Order/entry screen(s): Toxicology Blood/Drug Levels
Stat frequency: N/A
Stat turn around time: N/A
Routine frequency: Weekly
Must be in by: N/A
Routine turn around time: 3-5 Days
For Hillcrest deliver to: SCRAP : Specimen Central Receiving and
  Processing, room 2-117
For Thornton deliver to: Chemistry : Processing Desk, 1st floor, Hospital,
  room 1-013
Scheduling requirements : N/A
Method: ARUP - Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry
Special Instructions:  Transfer serum into trace element free transport tube.
  Sample should be stored @ Rm temp.
   
SOFT abbreviation: COPPE
Secondary code: 3630
Lab Processing Instructions: N/A