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Test Catalog

Test ID: FCOPP    
Copper, RBCs

Reference Values Describes reference intervals and additional information for interpretation of test results. May include intervals based on age and sex when appropriate. Intervals are Mayo-derived, unless otherwise designated. If an interpretive report is provided, the reference value field will state this.

Reporting limit determined each analysis.

Units: mcg/dL 

 

NMS Labs derived data for 2.5th-97.5th percentile range is 59-91 mcg/dL (n=1999).

 

The RBC sample used for analysis was measured by weight and multiplied by the density of human RBC (1.10 g/mL) to obtain mcg/dL units.

Cautions Discusses conditions that may cause diagnostic confusion, including improper specimen collection and handling, inappropriate test selection, and interfering substances

Specimens for elemental testing should be collected in certified metal-free containers. Elevated results for elemental testing may be caused by environmental contamination at the time of specimen collection and should be interpreted accordingly. It is recommended that unexpected elevated results be verified by testing another specimen.