Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
RESULT
Test Name : Cortisol, Urine Order Code : UCORT
Synonyms: Free Urinary Cortisol; Urinary Free Cortisol; 24-Hour Urine Cortisol; 24 hour urinary free cortisol
Specimen Type: Urine, 24-hour
Container Type: Urine collection container
Required Volume: 5-10 mL
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): 1 mL
Methodology: Liquid Chromatography - Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Standard Run Times: Mon-Fri
Turnaround Time: 5-7 Days
Special Handling: 24 hour urine specimen should be collected with preservative. Add 10 g of boric acid to each 1.0 L container at the start of collection. Specimen should be stored refrigerated or in a cool place.
CPT Codes: 82530
LPCH EPIC Code: LAB568
SHC EPIC Code: LABUCORT
Causes For Rejection: Samples other than urine; urine sample not representing 24-hour urine
Department: Special Chemistry