Caeruloplasmin

Test investigation

Caeruloplasmin

Laboratory offering test

NNUH

Units

g/L

Also known as/Frequency of test

CAER

Indications

Caeruloplasmin is a copper binding protein. Essential in the investigation of suspected Wilson's disease. Caeruloplasmin levels also rise as part of the acute phase response.

Sample type

Serum

Turnaround times (TAT) Urgent/Routine/GP or OPD

2 working days

Reference intervals

0.20 – 0.60 g/L