Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
RESULT
Test Name : Cortisol, Saliva Order Code : SALCOR
Synonyms: Salivary Cortisol; Salivary Hydrocortisone; Midnight Salivary Cortisol; Cushings Screening
Specimen Type: Saliva
Container Type: Preferred: Sarstedt Salivette; Acceptable: Saliva collection tube other than Salivette from Sarstedt
Required Volume: 1.5 mL
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): 0.6 mL
Methodology: Liquid Chromatography - Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Standard Run Times: Four days Mon-Fri
Turnaround Time: Five days (not reported Sat or Sun)
Special Handling: To order SALCOR and receive saliva collection kit, fax paper requisition of SALCOR to 650-724-8280 in Special Chemistry. Include: ordering physician name and contact phone number; patient name, date of birth, and medical record number. Saliva collection kit will be mailed directly to patient's home address.
CPT Codes: 82533
LPCH EPIC Code: LAB3399
SHC EPIC Code: LABSALCOR
Causes For Rejection: Sample other than Saliva
Department: Special Chemistry