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Copper, Liver Tissue

Components

Name Method Department Units
Copper, Liver Tissue Inductively coupled plasma/ mass spectrometry
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Specimen Requirements

Paraffin embedded tissue

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume
Preferred

Paraffin block

N/A 2 mg
Stability

Room temperature - Indefinite month(s)
Refrigerated - Indefinite month(s)

Specimen Preparation

  • Transport to laboratory as soon as possible

Comments

Paraffin block is acceptable if no more than 1 or 2 cuts have been made to it for slides. Be aware of possible sources of contamination.  Paraffin blocks will be returned three days after analysis.

CPT Code

  • 82525