Cortisol, A.M.

Supply #T01 - Red/Gray SST 8.5mL

Test Code: 4212

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

Collection Guide: 

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.