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Test Identifier Information

 
Registration CodeSALF
Method

Extraction followed by ELISA

External Price$30.70(Exclusive of GST)
  

Specimen Collection

 
Pre-Testing Requirements

N

Patient Specimen0.5 mL saliva sample preferred
Paediatric SpecimenSalivette sample acceptable
Sample Delivery to LabAmbient or frozen acceptable
  

Instructions for Referral to CHLabs

 
Aliquot Instructions0.5 mL
Aliquot Transport to CHLFrozen
  

CHLabs Laboratory

 
DepartmentBiochemistry - Steroid Laboratory
Contact Details Email Email
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Contact Phone Number(03) 3640886 | x80886
Test AvailabilityFortnightly
Turnaround TimeFortnightly
Reference Interval

Midnight sample useful in Cushings diagnosis, normal < 10 nmol/L.

Reference intervals below

Interpretation

Uncertainty of Measurement

7.4nmol/L +/- 2 (15%) 22nmol/L +/- 4 ( 9%)

Additional Information

Steroid Laboratory Phone 03 3640 888

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

see Cortisol for References

Dental rolls left in mouth until saturated with saliva in good technique if direct saliva sampling difficult.

Delphic Number Test Number7476

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