Cortisol, total

Alphabetical Test listing

Cortisol, total-8813

  
Cortisol, total
  
8813
  
LAB8813
  
COR
  
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)
  
AHL - Chemistry: C
  
Daily
  
1 day
  

Chemiluminescent Microparticle Immunoassay (CMIA) and Chemiflex

  
8am - 12pm :  5.0 - 25.0 µg/dL
12 pm - 8pm:  5.0 - 15.0 µg/dL
8 pm - 8am: < 10 µg/dL
  
82533
  
03/07/2012
  
08/27/2018
  
02/10/2020