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Cortisol, free, LC/MS/MS

Lab Section:  Sendout Reference  
Lab Location:  Sendout
Reference Lab: Quest 
Test ID: LAB5827 
Methodology: Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS) Equilibrium Dialysis
Schedule: Monday-Friday
Reported: 10 days for routine orders.
Specimen Requirements:  Collection: 4.0 mL Blood in a Red Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 2 mL.
Unacceptable conditions: Rejection criteria: Sodium heparin (green-top) plasma, serum separator tubes and no additive (dark/royal blue-top) serum specimens are not acceptable.
Stability: Ambient: 4 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 2 years
Reference Interval:  See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.
CPT Code(s): 82530
Last Changed: 10/21/2016 22:41:59
Last Reviewed: 12/21/2016 06:02:34