Cortisol, Serum (morning Sample 8 Am)

Sample Type Blood
Pre-test Information Overnight fasting is required for morning specimen between 7-9 a.m.
Report Delivery Same Day
Price ₹ 660
Cortisol levels vary throughout the day, but they're usually highest in the morning. This test uses a blood sample to measure the level of cortisol.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Increased levels are seen during pregnancy, estrogen treatment, severe stress, and in those with pituitary tumors or ectopic ACTH-producing tumors, Cushing's disease, and other conditions of glucocorticoid excess Decreased levels are seen in those with Addison's disease, generalized adrenal hypofunction or a defect in the metabolic pathway for cortisol biosynthesis Plasma cortisol levels are highest in the morning and concentrations decrease towards the evening