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Ceruloplasmin

Ceruloplasmin is a topic covered in the Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests.

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General

Synonym/Acronym:
Copper oxidase, Cp.

Common Use:
To assist in the evaluation of copper intoxication and liver disease, especially Wilson’s disease.

Specimen:
Serum collected in a gold-, red-, or red/gray-top tube.

Normal Findings:
(Method: Nephelometry)

AgeConventional UnitsSI Units (Conventional Units × 10)
Newborn–3 mo5–18 mg/dL50–180 mg/L
6–12 mo33–43 mg/dL330–430 mg/L
1–3 yr26–55 mg/dL260–550 mg/L
4–5 yr27–56 mg/dL270–560 mg/L
6–7 yr24–48 mg/dL240–480 mg/L
8 yr–older adult20–54 mg/dL200–540 mg/L

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Citation

Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Ceruloplasmin." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425364/all/Ceruloplasmin.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Ceruloplasmin. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425364/all/Ceruloplasmin. Accessed March 22, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Ceruloplasmin. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425364/all/Ceruloplasmin
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Ceruloplasmin [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 March 22]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425364/all/Ceruloplasmin.
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