Cortisol, serum or plasma

Cortisol, serum or plasma is a topic covered in the Guide to Diagnostic Tests.

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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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TY - ELEC T1 - Cortisol, serum or plasma ID - 619111 A1 - Lu,Chuanyi Mark, AU - McPhee,Stephen J, AU - Nicoll,Diana, BT - Guide to Diagnostic Tests UR - https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/GDT/619111/all/Cortisol__serum_or_plasma PB - McGraw-Hill Education ET - 7 DB - Emergency Central DP - Unbound Medicine ER -