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Adreno Corticotrophic Hormone Plasma

(ACTH)
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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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