|Description||First line test for diagnosis of Cushings. Should be used in conjunction with the overnight (1mg) dexamethasone suppression test.|
|Additional Info||Urine cortisol is not useful for monitoring steroid replacement or diagnosing hypoadrenalism.
Specialist Laboratory Medicine
St James hospital
|Department||Specialist Laboratory Medicine|
|Tube||24h Plain Urine|
|Collection Conditions||Accurately timed collection|
|Ref. Range (Male)||<147|
|Ref. Range (Female)||<147|
|Ref. Range (Paed)|| |
|Ref. Range Notes||For interpretation of results in children < 16 years, please contact the laboratory ext 23517 or 23614|
|IP Acute TAT||- Contact Laboratory|
|IP Routine TAT||14 days|
|GP Acute TAT||- Contact Laboratory|
|GP Routine TAT||14 days|
Originally edited by : JHB. Review due on 23/01/2020 09:03:01. Published By RB on 23/01/2019 09:03:01.