Test Overview
Test Methodology

Inductively Coupled Plasma - Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS)

Test Usage

Evaluate disorders of copper metabolism, such as Wilson's Disease.

Reference Range *

<55 mcg/24 hr

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

Test Details
Days Set Up
Weekly
Analytic Time

8 hours

Soft Order Code
COPPU
MiChart Code
Copper, 24 HR Urine
Synonyms
  • COPPER, URINE 24 HOUR
  • Wilson's Disease
  • Cu
  • Cu, Urine
  • COPPU
  • COPPER, URINE 24 HR
Laboratory
Chemical Pathology
Section
Drug Analysis
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

Collect 24 hour urine in a clean, plastic container with no metal cap or glued insert and no preservative. Aliquot urine into a clean, plastic container with no metal cap or glued insert and refrigerate within 4 hours of completion of collection. Record 24 hour urine volume and collection dates/times on the request form.

Rejection Criteria
Specimens collected with Acid Preservative are not acceptable.
Normal Volume
10 mL aliquot of 24 hour urine collection
Billing
CPT Code
82525
Fee Code
22175
LOINC
5633-3
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