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Cortisol Blood Test, LC-MS/MS (Endocrine Sciences)

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To help diagnose Cushing syndrome or primary or secondary adrenal insufficiency (Addison disease); to detect conditions affecting the pituitary or adrenal glands.

Test #500154


Availability: In stock

Also Known As Cortrosyn Stimulation Test, Corticosteroids, Compound F
Preparation No special preparation required.
Test Results 7-9 days. May take longer based on weather, holiday or lab delays.

Second-order testing when cortisol measurement by immunoassay (eg, CORT / Cortisol, Serum) gives results that are not consistent with clinical symptoms, or if patients are known to, or suspected of, taking exogenous synthetic steroids. For confirming the presence of synthetic steroids, order SGSS / Synthetic Glucocorticoid Screen, Serum.


An adjunct in the differential diagnosis of primary and secondary adrenal insufficiency


An adjunct in the differential diagnosis of Cushing syndrome

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