Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
CONE TMS
Methodology

Quantitative High Performance Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry

Performed

Wed, Sat

Reported

2-5 days

New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation

Specimen should be collected between 8-10 a.m.

Collect

Serum separator tube, lavender (EDTA), pink (K2EDTA), or green (sodium or lithium heparin).

Specimen Preparation

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: 0.5 mL)

Storage/Transport Temperature

Frozen.

Unacceptable Conditions
Remarks
Stability

After separation from cells: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 6 months

Reference Interval
Adult Reference Ranges for Cortisone, Serum, µg/dL
AM 1.2-3.5 µg/dL
PM 0.6-2.8 µg/dL

Pediatric Reference Ranges for Cortisone, Serum , µg/dL
AM
Full Term Infants, (Birth-6 Days) 2.6-15.6 µg/dL
7-13 Days 0.3-4.5 µg/dL
2 Weeks-3 Months 0.9-5.4 µg/dL
3 Months-1 Year 0.7-4.6µg/dL
1 Year-17 Years 0.6-3.0 µg/dL

Interpretive Data



Compliance Category

Laboratory Developed Test (LDT)

Note
Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

83491

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
2003253 Cortisone by LC-MS/MS, Serum or Plasma 14159-8
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Aliases
Cortisone by LC-MS/MS, Serum or Plasma