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Test Identifier Information

 
Registration CodeCBG
Method

Sandwich ELISA /We accept either plasma or serum

External Price$32.78(Exclusive of GST)
  

Specimen Collection

 
Patient SpecimenAccept plasma or serum
Sample Delivery to LabAmbient or frozen
  

Instructions for Referral to CHLabs

 
Aliquot Instructions100 uL
Aliquot Transport to CHLAmbient or frozen
  

CHLabs Laboratory

 
DepartmentBiochemistry - Steroid Laboratory
Contact Details Email Email
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Contact Phone Number(03) 3640886 | x80886
Test AvailabilityMonthly
Turnaround Time4 weeks
Reference Interval

300 - 1300 nmol/L normal range. Elevated in pregnancy and oral contraceptive use.

Interpretation

Steroid Laboratory Phone 03 3640 888

For results please contact Canterbury Health Laboratories ph. 03 364 0300.

Uncertainty of Measurement

+/- 100 nmol/L range 0-500 nmol/L

+/- 20% for >500 nmol/L

Additional Information

If cortisol is also requested then the free cortisol index is also reported. Normal 20 - 120.

Reference; Lewis JG, Lewis MG & Elder PA. An enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for corticosteroid- binding globulin using monoclonal and polyclonal antibodies: decline following synthetic ACTH. Clin Chim Acta; 328: 121-128,2003.

Delphic Number Test Number3844

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