Specimen Requirements

Title

CERULOPLASMIN

Specimen Requirement

1 SST/1.0 mL serum. After 30 minutes of clotting, promptly centrifuge and refrigerate.

Methodology

Stability

Room Temperature 7 days, Refrigerated 60 days

Reference Range

By Report*

Turnaround

2 days Set up Mon-Fri PM

Clinical Use

Support the diagnosis of Wilson’s disease; evaluate cirrhosis, liver disease, central nervous system disease of obscure etiology, and neurological symptoms reflecting lesions of the lenticular nuclei.

Test Code

CER