Cortisol, Total Blood Test

$55.50 $37.00
Cortisol is increased in Cushing's Disease and decreased in Addison's Disease (adrenal insufficiency).
  • Tests Included: 1

  • Est. 2 days Turnaround

  • Specimen type: Blood

Cortisol, Total
  • Test Code: 367
  • CPT Code: 82533
  • Alternate Name: Hydrocortisone,Total Cortisol,Cortisol, Serum
  • Test Instructions : Assay not recommended when patient is on prednisone/prednisolone therapy due to cross reactivity with the antibody used in this assay

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

  • Fasting: No
  • Methodology: Immunoassay (IA)
  • Results In: 2

    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.

Measuring cortisol levels in the blood
Adult 8 a.m. (7-9 a.m.) specimen 4.0-22.0 mcg/dL
Adult 4 p.m. (3-5 p.m.) specimen 3.0-17.0 mcg/dL
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    Doctor’s order provided & Same Day Testing.

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    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.

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