CORTISOL SUPPRESSION BY DEXAMETHASONE, OVERNIGHT LOW DOSE

Test Code

C0117

LIS Code

Test Components

NIL

Shipping Temperature

R

Specimen

Administer tablet 1 mg Dexamethasone orally at 11 p. m. at night. Draw 2 mL (1 mL min.) serum from 1 SST at 8 am next morning.

Department

Method

Chemiluminescent Immunoassay

CAT

B

List Price

₹ 1000

CUToff

Sample Daily by 1 pm

Reporting Time

Report Same Day Evening

Comments

Patient should not be on steroid medication.