Cortisol, A.M.Main Content
Test Code: 4212
CPT Code(s): 82533
Methodology: Immunoassay (IA)
Clinical Significance: Cortisol is increased in Cushing's Disease and decreased in Addison's Disease (adrenal insufficiency).
Alternative Name(s): N/A
Supply: T01 - Red/Gray SST 8.5mL
Preferred Specimen: Serum
Preferred Volume: 1mL
Transport Container: Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Transport Temperature: Room Temperature
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 48 hours
Special Instructions: Collect specimen between 7-9 a.m. Indicate the collection time on the specimen container and test requisition.
NOTE: This assay is not recommended when patient is receiving Prednisone/Prednisolone therapy due to cross reactivity with the antibody used in this assay
Rejection Criteria: Contact DLO's Customer Service for rejection criteria.
For additional supply or collection device information, please contact DLO's Customer Service at (800) 891-2917, option 2.
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