Caeruloplasmin

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Formal name: Caeruloplasmin
Related tests: Copper

At a Glance

Why Get Tested?

Blood caeruloplasmin levels are measured; to help diagnose Wilson’s disease or conditions associated with copper deficiencies

When to Get Tested?

When you have jaundice, tiredness, tummy pain, behavioural changes, tremors, or other symptoms that your doctor thinks may be due to Wilson’s disease or copper deficiency. At intervals when monitoring a copper related disease or its treatment.

Sample Required?

A blood sample taken from a vein in your arm

Test Preparation Needed?

No test preparation is needed