| ||Lab Test|
| Test Description|
|LIS Test Code:||CORT, CORAM, CORPM, CORS1, CORS2, CORS3|
| Specimen Collection|
|Container:||Red/Yellow Rim 4mL SST |
No green or lavender top plasma tubes accepted.
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|Delivery Instructions:||Send specimen to 2C324 or Tube Station 321|
|Specimen Type: ||Blood|
|Frequency / Restrictions: |
| Expected Values/Results|
Ranges and Interpretation:
Cortisol, Serum mcg/dL (SI: nmol/L = 27.6 x mcg/dL)
Performed at National Institutes of Health, Bethesda MD
Effective 17Nov99 – present: 5 – 25 (collected between 8 & 9 am)
|Organisms Reported: |
| Additional Test Information|
This test may also be ordered as a serial with up to 25 specimens and as Cortisol, AM (2 samples: 7:30AM and 8:00AM) and/or Cortisol,PM (2 samples: 11:30PM and midnight).
Solid-phase, competitive chemiluminescent enzyme immunoassay on Siemens Immulite 2500 analyzer
|Archived Ranges:||Historical Reference Ranges|