Cortisol, plasma

Centralized Core Laboratory:Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation: CORT SUMMA

Specimen Type: Blood

Tube Type: Green top (lithium heparin)tube

Collection Volume: 3.0 mL (minimum 1.5 mL)

Cause for rejection: Hemolysis, lipemia

Storage: Refrigerated

Availability: Sent to reference lab

Methodology: Chemiluminescence Immunoassay

Special Instructions: Do not administer isotopes 24 hours prior to collection.

Lab/Phone: 330-543-8418

TAT: 4 days

Additional Info: Reference range: AM = 6.0-22.0 mcg/dL; PM = less than or equal to 10

CPT Code: 82533

Synonyms: Hydrocortisone, serum

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