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How long can i keep urine cortisol test?

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Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Not long: Hi. Store it in the fridge, and turn it in at the lab as soon as they open.

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A 37-year-old member asked:

How long does a urine cortisol test take to complete?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
24 hours and more: One usually needs to collect urine for 24 hours for an accurate estimate of urinary cortisol excretion. If may take a couple of days to analyze the urine as it is usually done in a specialized lab.

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