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Test Identifier Information

 
Registration CodePCU
Method

ICP-MS

External Price$29.83(Exclusive of GST)
  

Specimen Collection

 
Patient Specimen6.0mL K2 EDTA (Royal Blue)
Paediatric SpecimenWhole Blood 1 mL minimum (Li Hep Paediatric tubes ok)
Sample Delivery to LabAmbient
  

Instructions for Referral to CHLabs

 
Aliquot InstructionsPlasma 2 mL Fridge 4C. minimum 0.5 mL plasma
Aliquot Transport to CHLOn ice or ambient
  

CHLabs Laboratory

 
DepartmentBiochemistry - Lipids, Trace Metals
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Contact Phone Number(03) 3640317 (ext. 80317)
Test AvailabilityMon - Fri, business hours - urgent testing by arrangement
Turnaround Time1 - 3 days
Reference Interval

Age and sex related reference range:

 0 -1 yr, 1.4 - 7.2 umol/L: 1 -5 yr, 12.6 - 23.6 umol/L: 6 -9 yr, 13.2 - 21.4 umol/L.

10-14 yr male 12.6-19.0 umol/L: Female 12.9- 18.9 umol/L:

15-19 yr male 10.1-18.4 umol/L: Female 11.3- 25.2 umol/L:

19 plus   male 11.0-20.0 umol/L: Female 11.0- 22.0 umol/L. 

(In-house reference range study 3/3/2008)

 

 

Interpretation

Plasma Copper interpretation

Additional Information

Estrogen therapy increases the copper reference range to 11.0 - 35.0 µmol/L

Plasma Zinc and plasma Selenium may also be done from the Navy Trace metal Tube if separated within 2 - 4 hours.

Delphic Number Test Number4226

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