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Test Information

CORTISOL AM (8137)

CPT Code:

82533

Specimen Requirements:

1 mL refrigerated serum (0.3 mL minimum). Draw specimen between 8:00 AM and 10:00 AM. Mark specimen "AM" on test request form. Store and transport refrigerated.

Stability:

Refrigerated: 5 days Frozen: 3 months

Minimum Collection Volume:

0.3 mL of serum

Methodology:

Electrochemiluminescent Immunoassay

Transport Temperature:

Refrigerated

Container Type:

Serum Separator Tube Serum vial Red top tube

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