Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
CORT LAV
Methodology

Quantitative Chemiluminescent Immunoassay

Performed

Sun-Sat

Reported

Within 24 hours

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

Adrenal venous sampling procedure is required.

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)

Storage/Transport Temperature

Refrigerated.

Unacceptable Conditions
Remarks
Stability

After separation from cells: Ambient: 1 week; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 3 months

Reference Interval
Interpretive Data



Compliance Category

FDA

Note

To convert to nmol/L, multiply µg/dL by 27.6.

Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

82533

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
3000505 Cortisol_ Left Adrenal Vein
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Aliases
  • Adrenal Corticotropin Hormone
  • Corticotropin
  • Cortisol
  • Cortrosyn
  • Cosyntropin
Cortisol, Left Adrenal Vein