Cortisol

$30.00

SKU: 004051 Category:

Description

$30.00

SKU: 004051 Category:

Description

To find out the levels of cortisol in your blood for the evaluation of adrenal and pituitary gland malfunction or as a part of extra adrenal secretion. This test is for you if

  • you have sign and symptoms of hypo- or hyper cortisolism
  • you have unexplained tiredness, fatigue and weight gain
  • you have muscle weakness and sleep disturbance
  • you have easy bruising or paper like skin
  • you have Addisons disease
  • you have Cushing’s disease/ syndrome
  • you have increased pigmentation specially in skin folds
  • you have persistently low blood pressure

Description

To find out the levels of cortisol in your blood for the evaluation of adrenal and pituitary gland malfunction or as a part of extra adrenal secretion. This test is for you if
  • you have sign and symptoms of hypo- or hyper cortisolism
  • you have unexplained tiredness, fatigue and weight gain
  • you have muscle weakness and sleep disturbance
  • you have easy bruising or paper like skin
  • you have Addisons disease
  • you have Cushing’s disease/ syndrome
  • you have increased pigmentation specially in skin folds
  • you have persistently low blood pressure

If this Test is right for me?

  • Serum Cortisol

Eligibility:

You must be 18 years of age or older to purchase

Test Details:

  • Sample type: Blood
  • Collection method: In person at a LabCorp location

Preparing for your test

No special preparation or fasting is needed. The patients must schedule an appointment from the lab prior to sample collection. Cortisol concentrations normally show diurnal variation. Therefore, it is important to know the time of sampling for interpretation of results. Please consult your Health care provider for the timing of sample collection (morning or evening).

After the test

After your specimen is taken, it takes a few business days to process and report it, although processing time varies for individual tests. You will receive your results with a relevant reporting. In case of results that are outside the expected ranges, please consult you PCP or Health care coordinator.

How it works

1

Buy a lab test & schedule an appointment

No doctor visit required for purchase. Book a visit to one of 2000+ Quest locations.

2

Visit Quest for sample collection

Complete your test sample collection during your scheduled appointment.

3

Get fast results online

Access results online as soon as they’re available.

4

Get physician support

Discuss your results with an independent physician at no extra cost.