The Cortisol 4 Point Saliva, 4 Samples test contains 1 test with 6 biomarkers.
Cortisol, LC/MS/MS, Saliva Collection Kit
Pick up the Cortisol, LC/MS/MS, Saliva Collection Kit from the Patient Service Center that is selected when placing the order.
Remove the swab from theSalivette.
Follow times to collect as told by your physician
a. Place the swab in the mouth, e.g. in your cheek, where it should remain for 2 minutes without chewing. If an extremely small amount of saliva is produced, leave the swab in the mouth for longer.
b. Return the swab with the absorbed saliva to the Salivette.
c. Replace the stopper.
Label each saliva collection tube with the following information
a. patient name
b. date of birth (DOB)
c. date and time of collection
Refrigerate the Salivette immediately after collection
Return Collected Samples & Patient Requisition Directly to Patient Service Center within 48hrs of collection
Specimen should be stored at refrigerated temperature prior to returning to the Patient Service Center .
Do not use this kit on children under 3 years of age or any patient with increased risk of swallowing or choking.