Hormones: ACTH


Chemical Pathology - Routine Laboratory

Clinical indications

To diagnose adrenal and pituitary diseases such as Cushing syndrome, Cushing disease, Addison disease, adrenal tumours, and pituitary tumours; usually done as a diagnostic test once an abnormal cortisol level is detected

Specimen requirement

Please ensure specimens are collected according to the GFR Iohexol Procedure

Dispatch and handling instructions

Separate and freeze plasma / serum immediately after collection. Send frozen

Turnaround time

1 week


Not applicable

Is it IS0 15189 accredited?