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Test Compendium

6054: CORTISOL, URINARY FREE 24 HR

Test Code

  • 6054

Test Synonym

  • Cortisol, Free, Urine, 24 Hr

Minimum Volume

  • 10 mL

Specimen Requirements

  • Urine

Container

  • 24 Hour Urine Container, Container- Urine

Storage

  • Refrigerated

Turn Around Time

  • 5 days

CPT Codes

  • 82530
    *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

  • State 24-hour volume.

Additional Information

  • Instruct the patient to void at 8 AM and discard the specimen. Then collect all urine including the final specimen voided at the end of the 24-hour collection period (ie, 8 AM the next morning) in a plastic bottle containing 1 g boric acid per liter of urine. Mix well. Screw the lid on securely. (It is acceptable to collect cortisol with a Hall preservative or without a preservative.)

Specimen Stability

  • AMBIENT: 14 days REFRIGERATED: 14 days FROZEN: 14 days