Cortisol, total; cortisol-binding globulin (CBG); free cortisol; percent free cortisol
6 - 12 days
Turnaround time is defined as the usual number of days from the date of pickup of a specimen for testing to when the result is released to the ordering provider. In some cases, additional time should be allowed for additional confirmatory or additional reflex tests. Testing schedules may vary.
Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube
Separate serum within one hour of venipuncture. Transfer specimen to a plastic transport tube before freezing. To avoid delays in turnaround time when requesting multiple tests on frozen samples, please submit separate frozen specimens for each test requested.
Freeze. Stable at room temperature for one day or refrigerated for one day. Stable for one year frozen.
HPLC/tandem mass spectrometry; radioimmunoassay (RIA); calculation of free cortisol
|Order Code||Order Code Name||Order Loinc||Result Code||Result Code Name||UofM||Result LOINC|
|500440||CBG with Free Cortisol||68315-1||500131||Cort.Bind.Glob.(CBG)||mg/dL||3033-8|
|500440||CBG with Free Cortisol||68315-1||500155||Cortisol, Serum LCMS||ug/dL||2143-6|
|500440||CBG with Free Cortisol||68315-1||500441||Free Cortisol, Serum||ug/dL||2145-1|
|500440||CBG with Free Cortisol||68315-1||500442||Percent Free Cortisol, Serum||%||65364-2|
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