|Mnemonic: ||[U COPPER]|
|Name: ||Copper, Urine|
|Specimen: ||10 mL aliquot from a 24 hour or random urine collection. Specimen must be collected in a plastic container and refrigerated during collection.|
A 24-hour sample is preferred, but a random sample is also acceptable.
|Minimum Spec: ||5 mL|
|Transport Temp: ||Refrigerated|
|Spec Stability: ||Stable 7 days refrigerated.|
|Ref Lab/Code: ||ARUP 0020461|
| Method: ||Inductive Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectometry|
|Processing Info: ||Send 10 mL of urine sample in ARUP's Trace Element-Free Transport Tubes (clear w/blue caps).|
Record total volume and collection time interval on the transport tubes.
Enter the SR TIME and SR VOLUME in PathNet. Have a tech verify this information.
Collection instructions for a 24 hour urine sample