CORTISOL, URINE FREE

Mnemonic

CORTFU

Synonym

Free Cortisol Urine

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Urine, 24-hour or random collection, refrigerate sample during collection

Handling

Aliquot of 24-hour or random collection, refrigerated. Record the total volume and collection time on the specimen and on the test request form.

Preferred Volume

5.0 mL

Minimum Volume

1.5 mL

Transport

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Specimens with preservatives, acidified specimens, or at room temperature

Stability

Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 6 months

Testing Information

Performed

7 days/week

Reported

2-5 days

Method

LC-MS/MS

Referral Lab

ARUP (97222)

Reference Values

Reference Values

Interpretation provided.

CPT Codes

82530

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:42:05 AM