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365: Copper, 24-Hour Urine Print View
Copper, 24-Hour Urine ICP/MS  15 - 60  mcg/24h 
Total Volume     mL 

PRIMARY
1 Urine 24 hour 7 (3) mL   Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 14 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 5 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE

Copper is an essential element that is a cofactor of many enzymes. Copper metabolism is disturbed in Wilson's disease, Menkes disease, primary biliary cirrhosis, and Indian childhood cirrhosis. Urinary copper concentrations are also useful to monitor patients on chealation therapy.

7 mL aliquot of a well mixed 24 hour urine collected in acid washed
or metal free container (3 mL minimum)
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Collect without preservative and transport in a plastic, acid washed,
metal free container. Record total volume on specimen
container and on test requisition. Random urine is not acceptable. To
avoid contamination, do not measure 24-hour volume.
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Reject Criteria: Hemolyzed samples and urine with fecal contamination.
Setup Schedule
Sunday, Wednesday, Friday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Code
82525

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.






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