The determination of cortisol in a 24 hour urine is the method of choice for the detection of Cushing's syndrome since cortisol excretion in urine is not subject to the diurnal rhythm of cortisol secretion. This allows a more exact differentiation between healthy individuals and patients with Cushing's syndrome.
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Urinary Free Cortisol
Timed or random plain urine specimen (no acid)
Ambient (8 - 24 degrees Celsius)
Reference Range < 280 nmol/24hr
Electrochemiluminescence immunoassay (ECLIA)
$29.94 (Exclusive of GST)
For results please contact Canterbury Health Laboratories ph. 03 364 0300.
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