Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: July 14, 2024 @ 9:13 am


Copper, Urine

  • Timed Urine in Timed Urine Container

Also Acceptable:
  • Random Urine in Sterile Specimen Container
  • 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).
    Collection from patients receiving iodinated or gadolinium-based contrast media must be avoided for a minimum of 72 hours post-exposure.
    Collection from patients with impaired kidney function should be avoided for a minimum of 14 days post contrast media exposure.

    Refrigerate during collection.
    Collect in a plastic container.
    Transfer an 8 mL aliquot from a well-mixed collection to ARUP Trace Element-Free Transport Tubes
Rejection Criteria:
  • Urine collected within 72 hours after administration of iodinated or gadolinium-based contrast media.
    Acid preserved urine.
    Specimens contaminated with blood or fecal material.
    Specimens transported in containers other than specified.
Stability:Ambient: 1 Week(s); Refrigerated: 2 Week(s); Frozen: 12 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
  • Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrophotometry
Reported:2-6 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 82525
Interpretive Data:Please see report for interpretive data.
  • 93002 - COPPER, URINE
  • 93003 - COPPER, URINE
  • 93008 - CREAT, UR
  • 93009 - CREATININE
  • 93039 - COPPER, URINE
  • 93388 - URINE VOLUME
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