COSYNTROPIN STIMULATION (CORTISOL) (COSYT)

Test Code
81624

Alias/See Also
ACTH Stimulation

CPT Codes
82533 X 3

Includes
Includes:

Cortisol, Baseline (COR0M, SIM 84983)

Cortisol, 30 Minute (COR30M, SIM 84984)

Cortisol, 60 Minute (COR60M, SIM 84985)

Preferred Specimen
1 mL plasma, each specimen

Instructions
This test requires the collection of 3 specimens. Collect the first as a baseline specimen. The second specimen will be collected 30 minutes post ACTH injection. The third specimen will be collected 60 minutes post injection.

Transport Container
Preferred: Light green top; Acceptable: Gold top, Plain red top

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated

Clinical Significance
Test for adrenal function.



The CPT Codes provided in this document are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.