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Cortisol, Serum/Plasma

Test ID: CORT

Test

Method

CMIA

Platform

Architect i2000

Report Includes

Cortisol

Specimens

Serum; Plasma (Heparin)

Test Location

University Health Network, 200 Elizabeth St, 11E-444, Toronto ON M5G 2C4

Test Version

27-Feb-2024

Specimen

Specimens

Serum; Plasma (Heparin)

Sample Volume

3.0 mL

Minimum Volume

1.0 mL

Specimen Comment

Gel-separator tubes are acceptable.

Collection & Handling

Handling Information

Store and send cold.

Stability

Refrigerated 14 days
Frozen 30 days

Test Version

27-Feb-2024

Performance / Interpretation

Method

CMIA

Platform

Architect i2000

Turnaround Time

3 days

Results

Name Units Reference Range Conversion Factor
Cortisol nmol/L
  • 0800 h: 101 - 536
  • 1600 h: half the 0800 hours level
µg/dL x 27.59

Test Location

University Health Network, 200 Elizabeth St, 11E-444, Toronto ON M5G 2C4

Test Version

27-Feb-2024

Interface / Setup

HL7 Interface Codes

Order Code Result Codes Units
CORT 2862Cortisol-Serum nmol/L
40002Test Comment

Test Version

27-Feb-2024