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Cortisol - Urine

Alternate names:
UFC, Urine Free Cortisol
Laboratory:
Referred Test
Test Code:
CORU24
Specimen types:
24 hour Urine
Container types:
24 hour urine - PLAIN bottle
Collection Instructions:

24 hour urine, plain bottle, a 50 mL aliquot is referred out along with the recorded total 24 hrs volume.

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Notes:

Not useful in excluding hypoadrenalism.

Measurements on random (spot) specimens are of little value

Frequency:
Daily
Result Turnaround Time:
4-7 days
Reference Interval:

< 485 nmol/day

Laboratory Use Only
Storage Instructions:

Extra 50 mL aliquot need to be stored.

External Laboratory:
St Vincents Hospital
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