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  Cortisol Specimen Type:
   

Urine


CHEMISTRY

Specimen requirements: 24 hour Urine Container no Preservative
  or: 24hour Urine with 10 g Boric Acid added
Reference ranges:
CATEGORY LOW   HIGH   UNITS   QUALITATIVE  
N/A 28 214 mcg/24 hour N/A
Unit of measure: mcg/dL
Ideal sample: 24 hour urine collection.
Absolute minimum amount: 24 hour collection.
Method of collection: N/A
Transportation: N/A
Label instructions: N/A
Request test on form: MULTI LABS [Chem/Hem/UA/Tox/BB/Rheum] ( 151-104 )
Order/entry screen(s): Chemistry - Blood
Stat frequency: N/A
Stat turn around time: N/A
Routine frequency: Weekdays
Must be in by: N/A
Routine turn around time: 24 Hours
For Hillcrest deliver to: SCRAP : Specimen Central Receiving and
  Processing, room 2-117
For Thornton deliver to: Chemistry : Processing Desk, 1st floor, Hospital,
  room 1-013
Scheduling requirements : N/A
Method: Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
Special Instructions: Correct method of collection for 24-hour specimens: 1. Discard first morning specimen. 2. Save all urine voided, up to and including the first morning specimen at the end of the 24 hours. 3. All 24-hour collections should be refrigerated or kept on ice. 4. Collection dates and times must be noted on the chemistry test request. 5. If submitting more than one container for a 24-hour collection, label the containers "part 1 of 2 parts" or "part 2 of 2 parts".
  Results are available on a Chart Copy
  Results are Quantitative
CyberLAB abbreviation: CORTV
CyberLAB code: 2077
Lab Processing Instructions: N/A