Wilson's Disease Profile

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Also known as: Copper Oxide, Wilson's Disease


Ceruloplasmin is a copper-containing protein. Lower-than-normal ceruloplasmin levels may be due to: chronic liver disease, intestinal malabsorption, malnutrition, nephrotic syndrome and Wilson's copper storage disease (rare). Higher-than-normal ceruloplasmin levels may be due to: acute and chronic infections, lymphoma, pregnancy, rheumatoid arthritis and use of birth control pills.


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The Wilson's Disease Profile panel contains 2 tests with 2 biomarkers.

The Wilson's Disease Profile is a valuable tool for testing individuals for the presence of Wilson's disease. This profile contains tests for ceruloplasmin and copper, which are important indicators of the disease. The results of this profile can help to guide treatment decisions and provide peace of mind for those who may be at risk for Wilson's disease.

Wilson's Disease is a rare inherited disorder that affects the body's ability to metabolize copper. This can lead to an accumulation of copper in vital organs, including the brain, liver, and kidneys. The symptoms of Wilson's Disease can be very serious, and may include tremor, rigidity, difficulty speaking, impaired vision, and psychiatric problems. Early diagnosis and treatment is essential to managing this condition and preventing serious complications.

Those who may be at risk for Wilson's disease might feel more at ease knowing the results of this profile can assist guide treatment choices.

The Wilson's Disease Profile contains the following tests:

  • Ceruloplasmin
  • Copper

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