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Ceruloplasmin

Test Name

Ceruloplasmin

Gold Tube Specimen Type / Requirements

Container Type = 1 Gold Top (SST)

Minimum Volume = 2 ml serum

Tube must fill to at least ½ or greater of its vacuum capacity

Specimen Handling

Collection Instructions: Collect sample in gold top (SST) tube. Write your initials, date and time of collection on the collection label.

Special Instructions: Specimen must be labelled properly. Sperate as soon as possible and send refrigrated

Rejection Criteria: Grossly hemolyzed, lipemic, Unlabeled or Not Sufficient Quantity samples will be rejected. Avoid repeat freeze/Thaw cycles.

Stability: Stable refrigerated at 2-8°C for 14 days and frozen at or below -20°C for more than 14 days.

Transportation: Send sample to core lab as soon as possible.

Required Documentation

Turnaround Time (TAT)

24 Hrs

Test Utilization

Reference Value

Up to 1 year of age: 0.05-0.26 g/L

2 years to 9 years: 0.26-0.47 g/L

10 years to 13 years:0.24-0.47 g/L

14 to 18 years:0.15-0.50 g/L

19 years and older: 0.20-0.60 g/L

Test Code

CERU

Methodology

Immunoturbidimetric

Testing Location

Referred Out – ON, Canada (ROSJ03)

Other Information

Last Updated: November 06, 2019