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Test Compendium

5591: CORTISOL, FREE, SERUM, WITH CBG

Test Code

  • 5591

Test Synonym

  • Cortisol, Free, Serum LC/MS/MS

Minimum Volume

  • 0.3 mL

Specimen Requirements

  • Serum

Container

  • Serum Separator Tube, Plain Red Top Tube, Transfer Tube- Serum, Transfer Tube- Frozen- Serum

Storage

  • Frozen

Turn Around Time

  • 8 days

CPT Codes

  • 82533,84449
    *The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are provided for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the responsibility of the billing entity. Please direct any questions regarding the CPT coding to the payer being billed.

Special Instructions

  • 1 mL serum Frozen

Additional Information

  • Serum form Red-top tube or SST ( gel-barrier tube). Separate within one hour of venipuncture. Transfer specimen to a plastic transport tube before freezing if sending to the lab more than 24 hours after draw

Specimen Stability

  • AMBIENT: 1 day REF: 1 day FRZ: 1 yr