Caeruloplasmin

 

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Samples required

Clotted blood (gold cap, 5 mL tube). Smaller tubes are available for paediatric samples.

Test indications

First line test for ?Wilson’s disease especially in patients with unexplained liver and/or neurological disease.

Reference range

Adult 0.2 - 0.6 g/L
< 4 months 0.15 - 0.56 g/L
4 months to 3 years 0.26 - 0.90 g/L
4 to 12 years 0.25 - 0.46 g/L
13 to 19 years males 0.15 - 0.37 g/L, females 0.22 - 0.60 g/L

 

Turnaround time

7 days

Enquiries

Biochemistry (Special Chemistry)