Wilson's disease causes the body to retain copper. The liver of a person who has Wilson's disease does not release copper into bile as it should. The copper buildup leads to damage in the kidneys, brain, and eyes. If not treated, Wilson's disease can cause severe brain damage, liver failure, and death.
A significant deviation from the normal range may require further evaluation by your physician.
No fasting required.
Estimated turnaround for results is 3 business days. If confirmation testing is required, the estimated time may be extended.