CORTISONE : CORTISOL RATIO

Children with Hypoadrenalism exhibit a greater decrease in cortisol as compared with cortisone. Usually in these cases cortisone levels are higher than cortisol levels and the cortisone / cortisol ratio exceeds 1.0. Children with adrenal cancer exhibit normal or high values of cortisol, whereas cortisone levels are decreased and the cortisone / cortisol ratio is nearly zero. The ratio becomes normal after excision of adrenal tumors.

  • Test Type:
  • Pre-test Information:
    Diurnal variation present; take sample between 8-10 am OR 4-6 pm.
  • Report Delivery:
    Sample by Mon / Thu 9 am; Report Wed/ Sat
  • Components:
    0

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