The Adrenocorticotropic Hormone (ACTH), Plasma test is used to identify complications with the adrenal or pituitary glands. This test can be helpful in diagnosing Cushing syndrome, ectopic ACTH syndrome, Addison disease, hypopituitarism, and ACTH-producing pituitary tumors. Certain medications may affect the accuracy of this test. It is advisable to consult a doctor before ordering this test.
Turnaround time for this test is typically 1 business day.
Collection for the Adrenocorticotropic Hormone (ACTH), Plasma test should be done between 7 am and 10 am when ACTH levels are highest.