Specimen: 2 mL (0.5 mL min.) serum from 1 SST. Ship refrigerated or frozen. Overnight fasting is preferred.

Stability (Room): 2 hrs

Stability (Refrigerated): 72 hrs

Stability (Frozen): 4 weeks

Method: Nephelometry

Comment: Also see COPPER.

Price: Contact Medilab

Turnaround time (TAT): 5 – 15 days

Usage: Ceruloplasmin is an acute phase protein and a transport protein for copper. It is decreased in Wilson’s disease, an autosomal recessive disorder. Low levels may also occur in Menkes syndrome which is a genetic defect in copper absorption.

Specialty: Gastroenterologist, Physician

Disease: Disorders of Liver


Courier Charges:

Home Collection: Available


Pre-test Information: Overnight fasting is preferred.

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