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Copper, Serum

Mnemonic:    [COPPER]
Name:    Copper, Serum
Specimen:    2 mL serum from a Royal Blue top tube (no additive). A Royal Blue Trace Element with K2 EDTA is also acceptable.
Minimum Spec:    0.5 mL
Transport Temp:    Store and transport sample at Room Temperature.
Ref Lab/Code:    ARUP 0020096
  Method:    Inductively Coupled Plasma/ Mass Spectrometry
Processing Info:    Submit specimen in an ARUP Trace Element-Free Transport Tube. Do not allow serum or plasma to remain on the cells.