Ceruloplasmin
Label Mnemonic: CERU
Epic Lab Code: LAB582
Downtime Form: A-1a General Laboratory Requisition
Chemistry
6240 RCP
356-3527
Specimen(s):
Plasma
Collection Medium:
Plasma Separator Tube 4.5 mL
Alternate Collection Media:
Call laboratory for additional acceptable specimen collection containers.
Minimum:
3 mL whole blood from light green top tube or 1 Microtainer®
Testing Schedule:
24 hrs/day, 7 days a week, including holidays.
Turn Around Time:
1 hour (upon receipt in laboratory)
Reference Range:
16-66 mg/dL
Test Limitations:
Criterion: Recovery within plus or minus 10% of initial value. Icterus: No significant interference up to an I index of 60 (approximate conjugated and unconjugated bilirubin concentration: 60 mg/dL) Hemolysis: No significant interference up to an H index of 1000 (approximate hemoglobin concentration: 1000 mg/dL) Lipemia (Interlipid): No significant interference up an L index of 200. Rheumatoid factors < 100 IU/mL do not interfere. No high-dose hook effect was found up to ceruloplasmin concentrations of 500 mg/dL.
Methodology:
Immunoturbidimetric
CPT Code:
82390