CP is a protein that binds with copper in order to transport it from the stomach and intestines into body tissues. Decreased blood levels of CP, which is due to an inherited condition, are used to diagnose Wilson disease before there are any physical signs of disease. CP blood levels will increase due to acute illnesses, infection, pregnancy, stress, or dangerously high levels of copper.


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