Veripath Test Directory

Epic Test Name CORTISOL
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Description
Specimen Requirements 
Container Green/yellow PST (lithium heparin tube), Acceptable Plain RED, SST, Na- Heparin, EDTA.
Specimen Type Blood
Preferred Collection Volume 3 mL
Minimum Collection Volume 2 mL; Neonates - 1 mL
Collection Instructions Include time of draw.
Specimen Handling
Rejection Criteria
Methodology ECLIA Sandwich principle
Reference Range 5-23 μg/dL (A.M) 3-16 μg/dL (P.M.)
CPT Code(s) 82533
Department Chemistry
Contact Information Lab (main): 214-633-5227
Turn Around TimeSTAT 1 hr; Routine less than 4 hrs
Performed Sunday - Saturday
Performed by Chemistry
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Updated/Reviewed 09/25/2017


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