Cortisol

Cortisol

Test Name:   Cortisol   (Random, AM or PM)
Alternate Name (s):    
Laboratory Module:   LAB
Ordering Mnemonic:   CORT R   (Random Cortisol)

CORT AM (Collect a.m. as close as possible to 8 a.m)

CORT PM  (Collect p.m. as close as possible to 4 p.m)

Specimen Type:   

Serum

Collection Container:   SST-5mls
Container Information
SST TubeSST TubeMicro-SST TubeMicro-SST Tube
Collection Information:   Specimen Requirements:
1 ml serum

Specimen Handling:
Indicate time of collection (AM, PM, Random)
AM Note: Collect a.m. as close as possible to 8 a.m.
PM Note: Collect p.m. as close as possible to 4 p.m.

Test Schedule:  

 

Turnaround Time:   Routine

7 days

Stat / Urgent
Reference Interval:  

Age appropriate reference interval will append to results for ages up to and including 17 years.

Critical Values:    
Lab Process Notes :  
 
Storage & Transport:   Store and transport refrigerated.
Test Referred to :    Reference Lab

                 

Updated February 3, 2014 ll

 
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