Days Set Up
Monday - Friday
Analytic Time

2 - 5 days

MiChart Code
Synthetic Glucocorticoid Screen Serum (Sendout)
Soft Order Code
SGSS

Test Updated:

Synonyms

Beclomethasone dipropionate
Betamethasone
Budesonide
Dexamethasone
Fludrocortisone
Flunisolide
Fluorometholone
Fluticasone propionate
Megestrol acetate
Methylprednisolone
Prednisolone
Prednisone
Triamcinolone
Triamcinolone acetonide
Synthetic Steroid Screen, Serum
SGSS

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

Liquid Chromatography - Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) Stable Isotope Dilution Analysis

Test Usage

Confirming the presence of synthetic glucocorticoids. Confirming the cause of secondary adrenal insufficiency.

Reference Range

Negative

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Specimen Requirements

Collection Instructions

Collect specimen in a red top or SST tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial and freeze.

Yellow Top Tube
Normal Volume
2 mL serum
Minimum Volume
1.1 mL serum

Billing Information

CPT Code
82542
Pro Fee Code
 
Insurance Auth Info
 
LOINC
 

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Our High Standard

Quality that sets us apart

As the reference laboratory division of Michigan Medicine's Department of Pathology, MLabs shares the institution's commitment to applying established quality principles to clinical laboratory testing. Like other large organizations in complex, consequential fields, we rely on an established approach to monitor quality throughout the testing process.