Request A Test
My Account

National Leader in Affordable Direct to Consumer Lab Testing

1-888-732-2348 1-866-383-2766 español View Your Order

Find a Test

Adrenocorticotropic Hormone (ACTH) Plasma Test

ACTH, Adrenal Corticotropin, Corticotropin
$99.00
Sample Report
Specimen Type: Blood

Description:

Adrenocorticotropic Hormone (ACTH) Plasma Test

This test measures the level of Adrenocorticotropic Hormone (ACTH) in the blood.  ACTH is a hormone produced by the pituitary gland which stimulates the production of cortisol.  Cortisol is produced by the adrenal glands.  Conditions which affect the pituitary or adrenal glands can cause the balance between ACTH and cortisol production to be thrown off. 

This test is usually ordered to monitor or aid in the diagnosis of conditions which are associated with excessive or deficient cortisol levels.  These can include Cushing syndrome, Addison disease, hypopituitarism and ACTH-producing pituitary tumors.  ACTH testing is often ordered with a Cortisol Blood test.     

Turnaround time for this test is typically 1 business day.

Note: Result turn around times are an estimate and are not guaranteed. Our reference lab may need additional time due to weather, holidays, confirmation/repeat testing, or equipment maintenance.

Requirements:

Collection for the Adrenocorticotropic Hormone (ACTH), Plasma test should be done between 7 am and 10 am when ACTH levels are highest.

Certain medications may affect the accuracy of this test.  It is advisable to consult your prescribing physician prior to having your blood drawn.

Categories:


$99.00

Location Search

Visa MasterCard Amex Discover
Request a Test, LTD. is a BBB Accredited Business. Click for the BBB Business Review of this Medical Testing Companies in Brecksville OH
STD Test Specials

Test Specials

for the month of 

September...

 

Take 10% off Drug Testing

Use coupon code DRUG10 during checkout.

Offer expires September 30th, 2016.

 

Cannot be applied to industry discounted prices, previous orders or tests not listed on our website. One coupon code per order. Coupon code expires at Midnight EST.