Ceruloplasmin

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Synonym/Acronym:
Copper oxidase, Cp.

Rationale
To assist in the evaluation of copper intoxication and liver disease, especially Wilson disease.

Patient Preparation
There are no food, fluid, activity, or medication restrictions unless by medical direction.

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
1–5 yr26–55 mg/dL260–550 mg/L
6 yr–older adult20–40 mg/dL200–400 mg/L

Critical Findings and Potential Interventions
N/A

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