Cortisol, AM

Methodology: 
Electrochemiluminescence immunoassay (ECLIA)
Performed: 
Monday - Friday
Specimen Requirements: 
Important: Indicate the specimen collection date and time time when ordering this test.
 

Type: Serum

Container/Tube: Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube
  • If a red-top tube is used, transfer the separated serum to a plastic transport tube.

Sample Volume: 0.8 mL

Minimum Volume: 0.3 mL (Repeat testing is not possible with this specimen volume.)

Storage: Store specimens at room temperature after collection.

Stability (collection to time of analysis/testing): 
  • Ambient: 14 days
  • Refrigerated: 14 days
  • Frozen: 14 days
  • Freeze/Thaw cycles: Stable (x3)
Rejection Criteria:
  • Citrate plasma specimen
  • Improper labeling
Reference Values: 
AM: 6.2-19.4 μg/dL
CPT Code (s): 
82533
Notes: 

UFHPL Test #: 28050

UFHPL Epic order code: LAB21006101

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