173779270

ACTH-EDTA PLASMA (Test Code 3405)

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173779270

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NutriPATH offers a simple blood test that assesses ACTH levels in the blood which assist to help detect, diagnose, and monitor conditions associated with excessive or deficient cortisol in the body.

It is known that this test is commonly requested when you suspect or are aware of the following health conditions such as:

  • Cushing disease
  • Cushing syndrome
  • Addison disease
  • Secondary adrenal insufficiency
  • Hypopituitarism

Common Conditions:

  • Muscle weakness
  • Fatigue
  • Weight loss
  • Increased skin pigmentation, even in areas not exposed to the sun
  • Loss of appetite

NOTICE TO PATIENTS

NutriPATH practices in the usual practitioner-referral system for pathology laboratories. Patients are highly recommended to seek the supervision and guidance of a qualified healthcare practitioner for the interpretation of any lab results and associated information. NutriPATH can offer assistance in locating a suitable practitioner.

 

Analytes

Adrenocorticotropic Hormone (ACTH)

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