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Salivary cortisol
Lab code: SACORT
 
Test Synonyms:
Salivary cortisol
  NOTE: This test is performed at an external reference lab.
Lab:
Chemistry (Sendouts)
Inpatient Req:
Core Lab (#84927)  
Outpatient Req:
Clinical Labs (#83608)  
Specimen:
Miscellaneous
Collect sample in salivette collection container. Containers available in core laboratory. Minimum volume: 1 ml. Patient should not brush teeth before collection and should not eat or drink 15 minutes before collection.
Result Time:
3-5 days   Cost: $$
Reference Interval:
11 p.m.-midnight: < 100 ng/dL 7 a.m.-9 a.m.: 100-750 ng/dL 3 p.m.-5 p.m.: < 401 ng/dL  
Important Information:
Collect sample in salivette collection container. Containers available in core laboratory. 11 p.m. to midnight collection is preferred.
Additional Resources:
Click here for information regarding this test from the reference laboratory website