Cortisol, total-8813

Test info

  
Cortisol, total
  
8813
  
LAB8813
  
COR

Specimen

  
Serum
  
  
1.0 mL
  

Spin

  

Gold serum separator (SST) tube

  
Lithium heparin (Li hep) plasma
Sodium heparin (Na hep) plasma
EDTA plasma
  

Lt green - Spin

Dk green/Lavender - Spin and separate

  

Lt green plasma separator (PST)

False bottom plasma/serum transport vial/tube (AHL)

  

Refrigerated (preferred) - 14 days

Frozen - 30 days

  
  • Improper labels (unlabeled or mislabeled)
  • Hemolysis (some procedures)
  • Improper anticoagulant or ratio
  • Delay in transport
  • Improper storage temperature affecting results
  • Improper container
  • Leaking container resulting in compromised specimen
  • Quantity not sufficient (QNS)

Performance

  
AHL - Chemistry: C
  
Daily
  
1 day
  

Chemiluminescent Microparticle Immunoassay (CMIA) and Chemiflex

Clinical and Interpretive info

  
8am - 12pm :  5.0 - 25.0 µg/dL
12 pm - 8pm:  5.0 - 15.0 µg/dL
8 pm - 8am: < 10 µg/dL

Billing

  
82533

Tracking

  
03/07/2012
  
08/27/2018
  
02/10/2020