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Quantitative determination of cortisol and cortisone in saliva by LC-MS/MS technique. Used in diagnosis of Cushing’s syndrome.

  • Test objective: Determination of cortisol levels is used to distinguish primary and secondary adrenal insufficiency, as well as in the differential diagnosis of Cushing's syndrome and the monitoring of its treatment.
  • Method of testing: High-performance liquid chromatography coupled with tandem mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)
  • Analysed substances: Cortisol, cortisone
  • Type of test material: Saliva
  • Test category: Endocrinology