Determination of ACTH is useful in differentiating between primary and secondary adrenocortical hypo- and hyperfunctional disorders: Addison's disease, Cushing's syndrome, adrenal carcinoma, ectopic ACTH syndrome, and adrenal nodular hyperplasia.
Inform your doctor if you are on any medications, have any allergies or underlying medical conditions before your Adrenocorticotropic hormone. Your doctor will give specific instructions depending on your condition on how to prepare for Adrenocorticotropic hormone.
You will need to avoid steroids before your test.
|UNISEX||All age groups||9 to 52 pg/mL|