Cortisol (Urine)


Test Information

Test Name

Cortisol (Urine)

Synonyms

Urinary free cortisol; 17 Ketosterioids; 11-OH Corticosteroid; 17 Hydroxy Steroid

Preferred Specimen

24 Hour urine (Plain)

Testing Location

Referral

Turn Around Time

2 weeks


Collection Information

Patient Instructions

Availability

Urinary cortisol is restricted to patients being investigated or monitored for Cushing's Syndrome.


Processing Information

Registration Code

UCOR


Methodology

Interpretations

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Contact Information

laura.yau@pathlab.co.nz

External Referral Information

Referral Location

Waikato Hospital Laboratory

Send Away Volume

3mL of 24 hour urine, state total volume on form

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