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Adrenocorticotropic Hormone Stimulation, 60 Minutes
0070033
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Screen, diagnose, and monitor diseases associated with excess or deficient cortisol production.

Mnemonic
CORTISOL60
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 60 minutes. 
Collect
Serum separator tube. 
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
Normal peak serum cortisol is greater than 20.0 µg/dL 30 to 60 minutes after 25 units Cosyntropin IV.

Note
To convert to nmol/L, multiply µg/dL by 27.6.
CPT Code(s)
82533
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0070033Cortisol 60 Min26528-0
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Aliases
  • Adrenal Corticotropin Hormone
  • Corticotropin
  • Cortisol
  • Cortrosyn
  • Cosyntropin