Fasting Required: No

Specimen: Blood

Results: 3-5 Business Days

Description: Copper is an essential mineral that the body absorbs into enzymes. These enzymes play a role in the regulation of iron metabolism, development of connective tissue, energy production at the cellular level, the creation of melanin (the pigment that produces skin color), and the function of the nervous system and brain.

Methodology: Inductively-Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) • Atomic Spectroscopy (AS)

Alternative Names: Cu, Blood Copper

Note: Result turnaround times are an estimate and are not guaranteed. Our reference lab may need additional time due to weather, holidays, confirmation/repeat testing, or equipment maintenance.