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4204 Cortisol, Serum

Specimen Type
Specimen Stability
Reference Range
Serum
7 Days 2 - 8°C
AM: 4.3-22.4 ug/dL
PM: 3.1-16.7 ug/dL

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Serum
Container: 1 Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Temperature: Refrigerated
Preferred Vol: 1.00 mL
Min Vol: 0.50 mL

Method

Immunochemiluminometric (ICMA)

Schedule

Mon-Sat

Turn-Around Time

24 hrs

Instructions/Notes

Clinical Utility

To help diagnose Cushing's syndrome or Addison's disease.

CPT Codes

82533

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