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Adreno Corticotrophic Hormone Plasma

(ACTH)
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You need to provide
Blood
This test is for
Male, Female
Test Preparation
  1. No special preparation required

Overview


What is ACTH?

This assay is used to determine the cause of Hypocortisolism & Hypercortisolism
states. In a patient with hypocortisolism, an elevated ACTH indicates Primary
adrenal insufficiency whereas normal levels are consistent with secondary adranal
insufficiency from pituitary or hypothalamic causes. In a patient of hypercortisolism
(Cushing's syndrome), a suppressed value is consistent with Cortisol producing
Adrenal adenoma/carcinoma, Primary adrenal micronodular hyperplasia &
Exogenous corticosteroid use.


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