Overview of Cortisol Serum (3 to 5 PM)
What is Cortisol Serum (3 to 5 PM)?
Preparation for Cortisol Serum (3 to 5 PM)
- No special preparation required
Why Get Tested for Cortisol Serum (3 to 5 PM)?
The test is performed to check whether the Cortisol levels in the blood are too high or too low. The test can be used to diagnose diseases that affect the Cortisol level in the body. These diseases include,
• Addison’s disease
• Cushing’s disease.
What Results of Cortisol Serum (3 to 5 PM) mean?
Normal range for PM Cortisol tests,
• Adults= 0-10 mcg/dL
• Elderly= 3-13 mcg/dL
• Child= 3-10 mcg/dL
If the cortisol levels are higher or lower than these ranges, than the patient may be suffering from an underlying condition.