Test directory: Cortisol, Free, 24Hr Urine

Ordering Code814
Test NameCortisol, Free, 24Hr Urine
AliasUnconjugated Cortisol
Preferred SpecimenUrine, 24 Hour
Preferred Container24 Hour Urine Container
No preservative (preferred)
Other Specimen/Container24 Hr urine with acid (HCl, acetic acid, or boric acid) also acceptable.
Optimum Volume20 mL
Collection InstructionsKeep refrigerated during collection
Record entire 24 Hr Vol on container & requisition
Patient age & sex required on requisition.
Transport RequirementsOahu: Frozen
Airline: Frozen
Specimen StabilityAmbient: 48 Hours
Refrigerated: 1 Week
Frozen: 5 Months
Rejection CriteriaReceived ambient at reference lab
Avail. StatNO
Analytic TimeUp to 7 Days
MethodologyLiquid Chromatography Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS)
Reference Lab Quest Diagnostic Lab-NI

Reference range(s)

ComponentAgeMale NormMale Critical LowMale Critical HighFemale NormFemale Critical HighFemale Critical LowUnitsAdd'l info
Total VolumeALLSee report.
Cortisol, FreeALLSee report.
Creatinine, 24 Hr UrineALLSee report.