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Cortisol, serum or plasma

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Test/Range/Collection

Cortisol, plasma or serum

8:00 AM: 5–20 mcg/dL

[140–550 nmol/L]

(time-dependent)

8 hrs post 1 mg dexamethasone given at midnight: 0–5 mcg/dL;

30–60 min post 25 units Cosyntropin [intravenously: >20 mcg/dL]

SST, PPT (light green)

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Citation

McPhee, Stephen J., et al. "Cortisol, Serum or Plasma." Guide to Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., McGraw-Hill Education, 2017. Medicine Central, im.unboundmedicine.com/medicine/view/GDT/619111/all/Cortisol__serum_or_plasma.
McPhee SJ, Lu CM, Nicoll D. Cortisol, serum or plasma. Guide to Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. McGraw-Hill Education; 2017. https://im.unboundmedicine.com/medicine/view/GDT/619111/all/Cortisol__serum_or_plasma. Accessed April 25, 2019.
McPhee, S. J., Lu, C. M., & Nicoll, D. (2017). Cortisol, serum or plasma. In Guide to Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://im.unboundmedicine.com/medicine/view/GDT/619111/all/Cortisol__serum_or_plasma
McPhee SJ, Lu CM, Nicoll D. Cortisol, Serum or Plasma [Internet]. In: Guide to Diagnostic Tests. McGraw-Hill Education; 2017. [cited 2019 April 25]. Available from: https://im.unboundmedicine.com/medicine/view/GDT/619111/all/Cortisol__serum_or_plasma.
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