ACTH


Test Information

Test Name

ACTH

Synonyms

Adrenocorticotropic Hormone, Corticotrophin Stimulation Test

Preferred Specimen

EDTA

Testing Location

Referral

Turn Around Time

1 week


Collection Information

Main Lab Only

Yes

Patient Requestable

Yes

Preparation

  • Pre-chill tube and collect sample on ice
  • Tube must be FULL
  • Deliver to lab ASAP

Processing Information

Registration Code

ACTH

Notes

  • Keep on ice; separate & freeze EDTA plasma within 2 hours;
  • Do NOT share sample

Methodology

Interpretations

View Interpretations

Contact Information

laura.yau@pathlab.co.nz

External Referral Information

Referral Location

Waikato Hospital Laboratory

Send Away Transport

Frozen

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