Specimen: 2 mL (1 mL min.) Serum from 1 Red Top (No Additive) tube. Do not use SST gel barrier tubes. Ship refrigerated or frozen. Duly filled Test Send Out Consent Form (Form 35) is mandatory.
Stability (Room): 4 hrs
Stability (Refrigerated): 7 days
Stability (Frozen): 6 weeks
Method: Chromatography/Mass spectrometry
Price: Contact Medilab
Turnaround time (TAT): 1 month
Usage: This assay is preferred as a screening test for Cushing syndrome. It also helps in the diagnosis of Pseudo-hyperaldosteronism due to excessive licorice consumption. The test has limited usefulness in the evaluation of Adrenal insufficiency.
Disease: Disorders of Adrenal Gland
Courier Charges: Contact Medilab
Home Collection: Available
Pre-test Information: Duly filled Test Send Out Consent Form (Form 35) is mandatory.