Cortisol, LC/MS (Endocrine Sciences)

CPT: 82533
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Expected Turnaround Time

4 - 10 days

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Adrenal Vein Sampling

Specimen Requirements


Serum (preferred) or plasma, frozen


0.5 mL

Minimum Volume

0.1 mL (Note: This volume does not allow for repeat testing).


Gel-barrier tube, lavender-top (EDTA) tube, or green-top (heparin) tube


Serum/plasma must be separated from cells within 45 minutes of venipuncture. Send serum/plasma in a plastic transport tube. To avoid delays in turnaround time when requesting multiple tests on frozen samples, please submit separate frozen specimens for each test requested.

Storage Instructions


Stability Requirements



Room temperature

7 days


7 days


3 years

Freeze/thaw cycles

Stable x6

Test Details


High-pressure liquid chromatography (HPLC) tandem mass spectrometry


Order Code Order Code Name Order Loinc Result Code Result Code Name UofM Result LOINC
500154 Cortisol, Serum LCMS, Endo Sci 500155 Cortisol, Serum LCMS ug/dL 2143-6

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