SALCT - Overview: Cortisol, Saliva

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: SALCT    
Cortisol, Saliva

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

Screening for Cushing syndrome


Diagnosis of Cushing syndrome in patients presenting with symptoms or signs suggestive of the disease

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

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

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


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

Cortisol, Saliva

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

Nighttime Salivary Cortisol
Salivary Cortisol
Salivary Cushings
Salivary Hydrocortisone