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Ceruloplasmin

Mnemonic:    [CERULO]
Name:    Ceruloplasmin
Specimen:    0.5 mL serum from a Red SST or Red top tube, or plasma from a Green PST. A fasting sample is recommended.

Separate serum/plasma from cells ASAP.

Unacceptable Conditions: EDTA plasma or hemolyzed specimens.
Minimum Spec:    0.2 mL
Transport Temp:    FREEZE
Spec Stability:    Stable 3 days refrigerated.
Ref Lab/Code:    ARUP 0050160
  Method:    Immunoturbidimetric
Processing Info:    Freeze serum/plasma. Sample is stable for only 8 hours at room temperature.