Test Overview
Test Methodology

Immunoturbidimetric

Test Usage

To aid in the diagnosis of hepatolenticular degeneration (Wilson's disease), in which serum levels are depressed.

Reference Range *

Female: 18 - 42 mg/dL; Male: 16 - 36 mg/dL.

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Test Details
Days Set Up
Daily, 24 hrs.
Analytic Time

2 hours

Soft Order Code
CERUL
MiChart Code
Ceruloplasmin
Synonyms
  • CERULD
  • CERULOPLASMIN
  • CERULO
Laboratory
Chemical Pathology
Section
Automation
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

Collect specimen in an SST tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial and refrigerate up to 3 days or freeze for longer storage.

Alternate Specimen
Red top tube, Green top tube (heparin).
Yellow Top Tube
Normal Volume
0.5 mL serum
Minimum Volume
0.25 mL serum
Billing
CPT Code
82390
Fee Code
20736
LOINC
2064-4
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