Copper (Ceruloplasmin)

Copper (Ceruloplasmin)

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Clinical Significance

Ceruloplasmin – Decreased levels of ceruloplasmin are found in Wilson’s Disease, fulminant liver failure, intestinal malabsorption, renal failure resulting in proteinuria, chronic active hepatitis and malnutrition. Elevated levels are found in primary biliary cirrhosis, pregnancy (first trimester), oral contraceptive use and in acute inflammatory conditions since ceruloplasmin is an acute phase reactant.

Test Details

Methodology

Immunoturbidimetric Assay

Reference Range(s)

Age Male (mg/dL) Female (mg/dL)
0-30 Days 8-25 3-28
31 Days-11 Months 15-48 15-43
1-3 Years 25-56 29-54
4-6 Years 29-56 26-54
7-9 Years 25-52 23-48
10-12 Years 21-51 21-48
13-15 Years 20-50 21-46
16-18 Years 20-45 22-50
>18 Years 18-36 18-53

Alternative Name(s)

Ferroxidase,Copper Oxidase,Copper Binding Globulin

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