Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: January 15, 2019 @ 10:13 am

91070

Copper, Urine

Specimen:Collect:
  • Timed Urine in Timed Urine Container

Also Acceptable:
  • Random Urine in Sterile Specimen Container
Submit:
  • 8 mL (Min:1 mL) Aliquot(s) Timed Urine in Trace Element Free Tube. Submit Refrigerated.

Also Acceptable:
  • 8 mL (Min:1 mL) Random Urine in Trace Element Free Tube. Submit Refrigerated.
Special Handling:
  • 24 HR Urine Collection Preferred
  • Keep Specimen Refrigerated During Collection
  • State Collection Time
  • State Volume
  • Diet, medication, and nutritional supplements may introduce interfering substances. Patients should be encouraged to discontinue nutritional supplements, vitamins, minerals, and non-essential over-the-counter medications (upon the advice of their physician). High concentrations of iodine may interfere with elemental testing. Abstinence from iodine-containing medications or contrast agents for at least 1 month prior to collecting specimens for elemental testing is recommended.

    Transfer an 8 mL aliquot from a well-mixed collection to ARUP Trace Element-Free Transport Tubes
Rejection Criteria:
  • Urine collected within 48 hours after administration of a gadolinium (Gd) containing contrast media (may occur with MRI studies). Acid preserved urine. Specimens contaminated with blood or fecal material. Specimens transported in non-trace element-free transport tube (with the exception of the original device).
Stability:Ambient: 1 Week(s); Refrigerated: 2 Week(s); Frozen: 12 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrophotometry
Performed:Mon-Sat
Reported:2-5 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 82525
Interpretive Data:Please see report for interpretive data.
Components:
  • 93002 - COPPER, URINE
  • 93003 - COPPER, URINE
  • 93008 - CREAT, UR
  • 93009 - CREATININE
  • 93039 - COPPER, URINE
  • 93388 - URINE VOLUME
  • 93518 - HOURS COLLECTED
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