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Copper (blood)

About This Test

Department: Biochemistry


  • Clotted (red)



Turnaround Time:

4 days


Investigation of copper transport defects (Menke and Wilson diseases) or copper deficiency

Reference ranges:

Age range Reference range (umol/L)
All ages/sexes 11.0 - 24.4

Derived from Randox IFU, May 2016

Results outside the reference range do not necessarily indicate disease. Similarly, results within the reference range do not preclude abnormality. Please contact the Duty Biochemist for discussion of individual patient results.

Other Comments:

For more information, please see the following: Copper - Lab Tests Online

See also: Urine copperCaeruloplasmin

Content approved in Clinical Biochemists meeting 05.09.18