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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

DepartmentSpecialist Laboratory Medicine
Sample24h Urine
Tube24h Plain Urine
Tube Picture
Collection ConditionsAccurately timed collection
Min. VolAll

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
IP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
IP Routine TAT14 days
GP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
GP Routine TAT14 days
Turnround CommentNA

Originally edited by : JHB. Review due on 23/01/2020 09:03:01. Published By RB on 23/01/2019 09:03:01.