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High Dose Dexamethasone Suppression Test

  • Cortisol, Pre Dexa
  • Cortisol, HDDST Post (3 or 4 hr)
  • Cortisol, HDDST Post (8hr)

Method: Immulite
Sample Comments: Serum
Turnaround Time: 1 Day
Species: Canine

Handling and Shipping

Minimum Sample: 0.2 mL for each sample
Specimens Containers: Red top tube. DO NOT use SST tube. Note: Plasma (EDTA, Heparin) samples are not acceptable.
Shipping And Handling: Refrigerate. Ship on ice packs.

Additional Information

Cost includes 3 cortisols. See PDS website (or Appendix section of printed guide) for Protocols for Testing Adrenal Function.