Item Value
Test name Copper, plasma
Available Stat? No
Turn around times Test run Monday-Friday. Turnaround time: 2-6 days.
Performed by UC Irvine
Patient Preparation The patient should refrain from taking vitamins or mineral supplements for at least one week prior to specimen collection.
Normal range
0-2 years 12-67 µg/dL
3-10 years 27-153 µg/dL
Adult males 70-140 µg/dL
Adult females 85-155 µg/dL
Container type Navy blue top (EDTA) tube
Amount to Collect 5 mL blood
Collection Instructions Click here for detailed instructions for collecting samples for Trace Metals
Sample type EDTA Plasma

If you have additional questions regarding this test, please call: 415-353-1667