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ID:2 Adrenocorticotrophic hormone (ACTH)
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DescriptionThis is a second-line test for Cushing's investigation. Please consult the Endocrinology section before requesting this test.
Indication
Additional Info
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna
Interpretation

DepartmentBlood Sciences
SampleBlood
TubeEDTA (Haem)
Tube Picture
Collection ConditionsSamples must be sent to the laboratory immediately in a red bag and received within 20 minutes of collection.
Min. Vol2 mL
Freq.Every 2 weeks

Ref. Range (Male)<47
Ref. Range (Female)<47
Ref. Range (Paed)Not available
Ref. Range Notes
Unitsng/L
IP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
IP Routine TAT21 days
GP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
GP Routine TAT21 days
Turnround CommentNA

Originally edited by : HPF/SRG. Review due on 01/06/2018 11:35:14. Published By Sylvia McLellan on 01/06/2017 11:35:14.