Kenya Medical Laboratory Tests

Urine free cortisol Test in Kenya

Brief Description

it is a test that measures the amount of cortisol in urine .


urinary free cortisol

Patient Preparation

Sample Type

urine 24hour

Sample volume

100ml aliquot with a minimum volume of 10ml aliquot

Sample collection Container

Plastic urine container

Sample collection instructions

All urine should be collected including the final specimen at the end of 24 hour collection period"," mixed and the lid secured. Label the container with patients details (name"," date collection time ).

Sample storage

Store sample at room temperature

Reference range

18-80 years;5-64 g/24hr"," >80 years 3-49g/24hr

Results Turnaround

4-6days after receipt of samples

Diseases / Diagnostic Indicators

it is associated with evaluation of Cushing syndrome