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Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Immunology

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Caeruloplasmin

Also known as: Ceruloplasmin; CER

Caeruloplasmin is a copper binding protein. Essential in the investigation of suspected Wilson's disease. Caeruloplasmin levels also rise as part of the acute phase response.

Specimen requirements

Serum or plasma - 1ml

Cost

Price on application

Laboratory turnaround time

3 days

Laboratory method

Turbidimetry

Reference range/units

16-60 mg/dl

Associated tests

Not applicable

Shipping and storage

UK and Ireland

Ambient temperature and first class post. Hays DX users please enquire via email below.

International

Ambient temperature if courier will deliver within 72 hours otherwise consider refrigerated transport. Freezing is not a requirement.

Ensure delivery Monday to Friday 07:00 - 17:30.

Further information and contact details

For further information, email immunology.office@nhs.net