What is the Ceruloplasmin test?
Ceruloplasmin is a copper-containing enzyme that plays a very important role in the body’s iron metabolism. This test analyzes the amount of ceruloplasmin in the blood. Copper is an essential mineral that plays a role in the regulation of iron metabolism, the formation of connective tissue, energy production within cells, and the function of the nervous system. It absorbs food and liquids through the intestines and then is transported to the liver, where it is stored or used to produce a variety of enzymes. This also helps your body to make the substance that gives your skin pigment (melanin).
When is the Ceruloplasmin test recommended?
It is recommended:If you have signs of Wilson's disease like anemia, jaundice, nausea, abdominal pain, trouble swallowing or speaking, tremors, trouble walking, or changes in behavior.To detect copper deficiency, which is reflected in symptoms like pale skin, low levels of WBCs, osteoporosis, and fatigue.
What does it measure?
The Ceruloplasmin test: Analyzes and measures your ceruloplasmin levels.Copper plays an important role in the body by aiding crucial bodily processes. It includes producing energy, forming connective tissue, and helping your central nervous system (CNS) function. Used to diagnose Wilson’s disease, a rare genetic disorder. The Wilson disease causes too much copper to accumulate in the liver, the brain, and other body tissues and organs. It’s also known as hepatolenticular degeneration.
How long will the reports take?
You will get the reports within 3 days after the collection of the blood sample.
What is the cost of the Ceruloplasmin test in Delhi?
The cost of the Ceruloplasmin test in Delhi is Rs. 900.
How often should I get the Ceruloplasmin test?
The Ceruloplasmin test is prescribed by your doctor after completing the assessment of your condition.
What are the normal values for the Ceruloplasmin test?
14 - 40 mg/dL
What is the type of sample required?
This test requires a blood 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 Ceruloplasmin test?
Fasting is not required for this test.
Any other precautions to be taken before getting myself tested for a Ceruloplasmin test?
There are no specific precautions for this test.
How can I book a Ceruloplasmin test in Delhi?
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 Ceruloplasmin test with Orange Health in Delhi?
Orange Health is the fastest diagnostic lab. With us, you can get tested at home within 60 minutes of placing an order anywhere in Delhi. 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!