Test Catalog

Test

Code
E488
Name
ACTH STIMULATION
Description

Alternative Names: E488, ACTH STIM
Includes: Cortisol Baseline, Cortisol 30 Minute, Cortisol 60 Minute
Sample Type: Serum
Preferred Container: Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Sample Volume: 0.5 mL
Handling Instructions: Requires three serum specimens to be drawn. Draw a baseline sample and then administer medication. Then draw at 30 minute and 60 minute intervals after medication given. Label specimens with date and time of collection on tube.
Transport Temperature: Refrigerated
Testing Frequency: Daily
Expected Turn Around Time:  1 Day
Testing Facility: AEL
CPT Codes: 82533