Sample Type: SERUM
Ceruloplasmin is a protein that normally binds to and carries copper in the blood. Ceruloplasmin and serum and sometimes urine copper are tested in case copper toxicity or deficiency is suspected. It is mainly used to rule out a rare inherited disorder called Wilson's disease.
Test is performed on a blood sample. No preparation is needed. Inform your doctor about all the medicines, vitamins, nutritional supplements, herbal or ayurvedic preparations, and homeopathic medicines you are taking