Decreased levels of ceruloplasmin are found in Wilson's Disease, Fulminant Liver Failure, intestinal malabsorption, renal failure resulting in Proteinuria Chronic Active Hepatitis and Malnutrition. Elevated levels are found in primary biliary cirrhosis, pregnancy (first trimester), oral contraceptive use and in acute inflammatory conditions since ceruloplasmin is an acute phase reactant.
Reported (Analytical Time)
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Transport Temperature: Room temperature Methodology: Immunoturbidimetric Assay