Cortisol, free, equilibrium dialysis and LC/MS-MS-994

Test info

  
Cortisol, free, equilibrium dialysis and LC/MS-MS
  
994
  
LAB994
  
MSO
  

Cortisol is the primary glucocorticoid in humans, affecting glucose control, inflammation, and response to stress

Specimen

  
Serum
  
  
1.6 mL
  
0.8 mL
Submission of the minimum volume does not allow for repeat testing
  

Immediately following collection, mix sample by gently inverting 5 times

  
  1. Allow sample to clot for a minimum of 30 minutes
  2. Spin within two (2) hours of sample collection
  3. Transfer serum to a Screw-cap polypropylene frozen transport vial/tube - 4mL (LabCorp), labelled as serum
  4. Freeze
  
  
  1. Allow sample to clot
  2. Spin 
  3. Transfer serum to a Screw-cap polypropylene frozen transport vial/tube - 4mL (LabCorp), labelled as serum, within two (2) hours of sample collection
  4. Freeze
  

Frozen (preferred) - 6 months

Refrigerated - 7 days

Ambient - 7 days

  
  • Hemolysis
  • Icterus
  • Lipemia

Performance

  
Esoterix Endocrinology (804020) via LabCorp (504020): R-NX
  
We, Fr
  
6 - 8 days
  

Equilibrium dialysis and high-pressure liquid chromatography (HPLC) with tandem mass spectrometry

Clinical and Interpretive info

  

An interpretive report will be provided

Billing

  
82530
  
Result 2145-1

Tracking

  
05/30/2019
  
05/30/2019
  
05/19/2020