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Test ID CERS Ceruloplasmin, Serum


Specimen Required


Patient Preparation: Patient should be fasting: 4 hours preferred, nonfasting acceptable

Collection Container/Tube:

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions: Centrifuge and aliquot serum into plastic vial.


Useful For

Investigation of patients with possible Wilson disease

Testing Algorithm

For information see Wilson Disease Testing Algorithm.

Special Instructions

Method Name

Nephelometric Assay

Reporting Name

Ceruloplasmin, S

Specimen Type

Serum

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 7 days
  Frozen  30 days

Reference Values

Males:

0-8 weeks: 7.4-23.7 mg/dL

9 weeks-5 months: 13.5-32.9 mg/dL

6-11 months: 13.7-38.9 mg/dL

12 months-7 years: 21.7-43.3 mg/dL

8-13 years: 20.5-40.2 mg/dL

14-17 years: 17.0-34.8 mg/dL

≥18 years: 19.0-31.0 mg/dL

 

Females:

0-8 weeks: 7.4-23.7 mg/dL

9 weeks-5 months: 13.5-32.9 mg/dL

6-11 months: 13.7-38.9 mg/dL

12 months-7 years: 21.7-43.3 mg/dL

8-13 years: 20.5-40.2 mg/dL

14-17 years: 20.8-43.2 mg/dL

≥18 years: 20.0-51.0 mg/dL

Day(s) Performed

Monday through Sunday

Report Available

1 to 7 days

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Test Classification

This test has been cleared, approved, or is exempt by the US Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.

CPT Code Information

82390

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
CERS Ceruloplasmin, S 2064-4

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
CERS Ceruloplasmin, S 2064-4