Copper, RBC

Abbrev Code:ARMISC   
Order Code:LAB4909Order Name:Laboratory Miscellaneous Order
Methodology:Inductively coupled plasma-optical emission spectrometry
CPT Codes: 82525 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to the reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 1-4 days.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:4 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1.6 mL
Container:Trace Element, EDTA (DE)
Causes for Rejection:Specimens collected in tubes other than Royal Blue (EDTA). Specimens transported in containers other than Royal Blue (EDTA) Tube or Trace Element Free Transport Tube. Clotted or grossly hemolyzed specimens. Frozen specimens.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge whole blood within 2 hours of collection and discard plasma. Transport 2 mL, 0.6 mL minimum, RBC in the original container.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at room temperature.
Stability:After separation from plasma: 2 weeks at room temperature or refrigerated.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:3003756


Reference Range:59.0 - 91.0 mcg/dL

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