What is the Copper Random Urine test?
This test analyzes and measures the amount of copper in the blood, urine, or liver (hepatic). Copper is a very essential mineral that the body incorporates into enzymes. These enzymes play an important role in the regulation of iron metabolism, the formation of connective tissue, energy production at the cellular level, the creation of melanin, and the function of the nervous system and brain.
When is the Copper Random Urine test recommended?
It is recommended:
To help diagnose Wilson's disease. If the doctor suspects Wilson's disease, then they would typically use a total and/or free (unbound) blood copper test alongside the ceruloplasmin concentration.
The symptoms of copper toxicity include nausea, fatigue, uncontrolled shaking, loss of coordination, jaundice, and involuntary muscle contractions.
What does it measure?
The Copper Random Urine test:
Analyzes the copper levels in the urine.
Copper is a mineral that plays a role in a number of bodily processes. Copper is found in a number of foods, such as nuts, chocolate, shellfish, grains, and liver. A Copper Urine test is usually recommended to aid in the diagnosis of Wilson's Disease. Wilson Disease is an inherited disorder that can cause the liver to store excess copper, which can lead to toxicity.
Healthy copper levels contribute to energy production and nervous system function. Most of the copper in the body is bound to the enzyme ceruloplasmin. Copper deficiency is rare, but it can be caused by malabsorption disorders such as Celiac and Cystic Fibrosis. Copper exposure can also come from environmental pollution, industrial settings, or drinking water transported by aging copper pipes.
The test can also be done when a person is suspected of having copper toxicity or deficiency.
How long will the reports take?
You will get the reports within 75 hours after the collection of the blood sample.
What is the cost of the Copper Random Urine test in Bangalore?
The cost of the Copper Random Urine test in Bangalore is Rs.1850
How often should I get the Copper Random Urine test?
The Copper Random Urine test is prescribed by your doctor after completing the assessment of your condition.
What are the normal values for the Copper Random Urine test?
0 - 3.2 µg/dL
What is the type of sample required?
This test requires a urine sample.
What time should I get the test done?
This test can be taken at any time during the day.
Is fasting required for a Copper Random Urine test?
Fasting is not required for this test.
Any other precautions to be taken before getting myself tested for a Copper Random Urine test?
There are no specific precautions for this test.
How can I book a Copper Random Urine test in Bangalore?
Log into www.orangehealth.in and submit your details. Our highly trained, professional, and vaccinated eMedics will be at your doorstep within 60 minutes or at the time slot booked by you.
Why should I book a Copper Random Urine test with Orange Health in Bangalore?
Orange Health is the fastest diagnostic lab. With us, you can get tested at home within 60 minutes of placing an order anywhere in Bangalore. Our trained, professional, and vaccinated e Medic will be at your doorstep at the time selected by you. Your sample is safely transported at the optimal temperature to our NABL accredited and ICMR approved lab. The results will be delivered to you faster too!
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