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Blood Test Information

minimum sample volume required ~ 5ml

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Test Code: CAE

Tube type: SST

Special instructions

Reference ranges
Adult male:
0.21 - 0.4
Adult female: 0.23 - 0.6

For patients aged under 18, please refer to report or contact lab for age and sex dependent ranges.

Sent away to Southmead Hospital (NBT), Bristol


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Turnaround Time
6 days

Department: Biochemistry

Clinical Application
Investigation of suspected Wilson's disease, e.g where ALT is persistently elevated. Use in conjunction with serum copper measurement. Urine copper excretion may also need to be measured if serum copper/caeruloplasmin is abnormal or equivocal


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