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Adreno Corticotrophic Hormone Plasma

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4.4
NABL, CAP, ISO
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What is ACTH?

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

Preparation for ACTH

  • No special preparation required

Sample Type for ACTH

The sample type collected for Adreno Corticotrophic Hormone Plasma is: Blood

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NABL

CAP

ISO

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