Test Catalog

Test ID: CORTU    
Cortisol, Free, 24 Hour, Urine

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Preferred screening test for Cushing syndrome

 

Diagnosis of pseudo-hyperaldosteronism due to excessive licorice consumption

 

This test has limited usefulness in the evaluation of adrenal insufficiency

Special Instructions Library of PDFs including pertinent information and forms related to the test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

Cortisol, Free, U

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Cortisol Free Urine
Free Urinary Cortisol
Urinary Free Cortisol