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Test ID: CINP    
Cortisol, Serum, LC-MS/MS

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Secondary ID A test code used for billing and in test definitions created prior to November 2011

9369

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

Yes

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

Second-order testing when cortisol measurement by immunoassay (eg, CORT / Cortisol, Serum) gives results that are not consistent with clinical symptoms, or if patients are known to, or suspected of, taking exogenous synthetic steroids. For confirming the presence of synthetic steroids, order SGSS / Synthetic Glucocorticoid Screen, Serum.

 

An adjunct in the differential diagnosis of primary and secondary adrenal insufficiency

 

An adjunct in the differential diagnosis of Cushing syndrome

Testing Algorithm Delineates situation(s) when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

See Steroid Pathways in Special Instructions.

Special Instructions and Forms Describes specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test. Also includes pertinent information and consent forms to be used when requesting a particular test

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

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

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Cortisol, S, LC-MS/MS

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

Compound F
Corticosteroids
Cortisol
Cortrosyn Stimulation Test