Cortisol

Test Name: Diagnostic Section: Fee:
Cortisol Clinical Pathology $38.00
Species: Set up days: Turn Around Time:
Canine, Equine, Feline M, Tu, W, Th, F  Same day *
Specimen Requirements:    
Serum - 0.5 ml minimum 
Collection Protocol:    
Collect in red top tube, separate serum promptly
Shipping Requirements:    
Refrigerated or frozen serum, ship on ice in leak proof tube(s).  Overnight or 2-day shipping is recommended. 
Additional Information:    
* Results available same day if received by 4:00 pm.  Cortisol concentration may be measured as a baseline and used in conjunction with a dexamethasone suppression test or ACTH response test.  A baseline cortisol concentration alone is not useful for diagnosis.