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Copper (urine)

About This Test

Department: Biochemistry (referred)


  • 24-hour urine (plain container)


Turnaround Time:

6 - 8 weeks


Investigation of Wilson's disease

Samples will not be referred for analysis unless serum copper and caeruloplasmin analysis has been previously performed, and clinical details support investigation of Wilson's disease.

Other Comments:

Analysed at Clinical Biochemistry, City Hospital, Dudley Road, Birmingham, B18 7QH

Reference ranges provided by referral laboratory