Cortisol, LC/MS/MS, Saliva Test

$85.50 $57.00
  • Tests Included: 1

  • Est. 6 days Turnaround

  • Specimen type:

Cortisol, LC/MS/MS, Saliva
  • Test Code: 19897
  • CPT Code: 82530
  • Alternate Name: Hydrocortisone,Compound F
  • Test Instructions : Do not eat, drink, smoke, or use oral hygiene products for at least 30 minutes before you start the collection process. Prior to collection, review the detailed instructions for the Super SAL™ Universal Saliva Collection Kit below, particularly the illustrations showing the appearance of the Sample Volume Adequacy Indicator (SVAI) changing from white to fully red after sample collection. Open the package containing the Super SAL™ Universal Saliva Collection Kit and place contents on a clean and dry surface.

    Please do not exercise prior to testing. It is best that your blood is taken in a rested state.

  • Fasting: Yes
  • Methodology: Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass spectrometry (LC/MS/MS)
  • Results In: 6

    Note: Turn around times on results are an estimate and are not guaranteed. The lab may need additional time due to holidays, confirmation/repeat testing, etc. You can contact us to discuss when your results should be ready and we will contact the lab on your behalf immediately.

To measure cortisol levels in Saliva sample
8-10 AM 0.04-0.56 mcg/dL
Noon-2 PM ≤0.21 mcg/dL
4-6 PM ≤0.15 mcg/dL
10 PM-1 AM ≤0.09 mcg/dL
  • Step 1

    Your Tests

    Doctor’s order provided & Same Day Testing.

  • Step 2

    Go to
    Local Lab

    Your specimen will be collected for you at a local testing center.

  • Step 3


    Results sent electronically in 2-3 days* More complex tests take longer.

  • Step 4

    Better Decisions

    Use your lab results to help make better health decisions. Knowledge is nothing if it isn’t used.


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