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CORTISOL 60 MIN POST ACTH STIM

Test Name  CORTISOL 60 MIN POST ACTH STIM 
Mnemonic  CORT60 
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CPT   82533 
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Container  PLASMA SEPARATOR TUBE 3 
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Handling  This test is used for cortrosyn (COSYNTROPIN or ACTH) Stimulation testing screening for adrenocortical insufficiency. A baseline sample is drawn immediately prior to injection. Samples at 30 and/or 60 minutes post injection may be drawn. Cortisol levels ar 60 minutes should be approximately double the baseline value and exceed 20ug/dl in patients with normal adrenal function. Draw Heparinized Plasma (PST) or Serum. Performed daily. Available as a stat. 
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Units  ug/dl 
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Reported   Once a day Mon-Fri 
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