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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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