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Adrenocorticotropic Hormone Stimulation, 0 Minutes
0070031
Ordering Recommendation
Screen, diagnose, and monitor diseases associated with excess or deficient cortisol production.
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
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Collect 1 timed specimen at 0 minutes.  
Collect
Serum separator tube (SST).  
Specimen Preparation
Allow specimen to clot completely at room temperature. Separate from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum 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