Cortisol, AM

Additional Information:

UFHPL Epic order code: LAB21006101

CPT Code(s):


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


Electrochemiluminescence immunoassay (ECLIA)

Reference Values:

AM: 6.2-19.4 μg/dL