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ID:69 Cortisol (urine)
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DescriptionFirst line test for diagnosis of Cushings. Should be used in conjunction with the overnight (1mg) dexamethasone suppression test.
Additional InfoUrine cortisol is not useful for monitoring steroid replacement or diagnosing hypoadrenalism. Send to: Specialist Laboratory Medicine Block 46 St James hospital Beckett Street Leeds LS9 7TF
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna


Ref. Range (Male)<147
Ref. Range (Female)<147
Ref. Range (Paed)
Ref. Range NotesFor interpretation of results in children < 16 years, please contact the laboratory ext 23517 or 23614

Other Help:? Cushing's
Other Help:Dexamethasone suppression test protocol

IP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
IP Routine TAT14 days
GP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
GP Routine TAT14 days
Turnround CommentNA
Originally edited by : JHB. Last edited on 23/01/2020 09:03:01. Published By RB on 23/01/2019 09:03:01.