Cortisol is increased in Cushing's Disease and decreased in Addison's Disease (adrenal insufficiency).
Collect specimen between 7-9 a.m. Indicate the collection time on
the specimen container and test requisition.
Assay is not recommended when patient is receiving
prednisone/prednisolone therapy, due to cross-reactivity with the
antibody used in this assay.
Reported (Analytical Time)
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Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.
Transport Temperature: Room temperature Methodology: Immunoassay