Adrenocorticotropic Hormone Stimulation, 0 Minutes
0070031
Ordering Recommendation
 
Mnemonic
CORTISOL 0
Methodology
Quantitative Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
Within 24 hours  
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Collect 1 timed specimen at 0 minutes.  
Collect
Plasma separator tube or serum separator tube.  
Specimen Preparation
Allow specimen to clot completely at room temperature. Separate serum or plasma from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.4 mL) Specimen must be labeled with time drawn.  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
  
Remarks
  
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 1 week; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 3 months  
Reference Interval
By report  
Interpretive Data
Effect of normal clinical variation: 0800 hours: 6-23 µg/dL
2000 hours:<9 µg/dL  
Note
To convert to nmol/L, multiply µg/dL by 27.6.
CPT Code(s)
82533
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0070031Cortisol 0 Min41407-8
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Aliases
  • Adrenal Corticotropin Hormone
  • Corticotropin
  • Cortisol
  • Cortrosyn
  • Cosyntropin