Collection Method

EDTA Plasma Blood Test

Turn Around Time

48 hours Turnaround times are estimates


Sample Report


NutriPATH offers a simple blood test that assesses ACTH levels in the blood which assists in monitoring conditions associated with excessive or deficient cortisol in the body.


Brownstein MJ. Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) in the central nervous system. Adv Biochem Psychopharmacol. 1980;22:93‐99.


  • Adrenocorticotropic Hormone (ACTH)

Test Method

Automated Chemistry

Common Conditions

  • Endocrine and Hormonal Health
    • Addison disease
  • Other Health Conditions
    • Cushing disease
    • Cushing syndrome
    • Fatigue
    • Hypopituitarism
    • Increased skin pigmentation, even in areas not exposed to the sun
    • Loss of appetite
    • Muscle weakness
    • Secondary adrenal insufficiency
  • Nutritional and Dietary Symptoms
    • Weight loss

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.

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How it works

Step 1

Order test

Your referring practitioner will place this order via their online portal.

Step 2

Collect Samples

A test kit will be dispatched to you and you can conveniently collect your sample in the comfort of your home.

Step 3

Return Samples

Return samples for analysis via the provided courier packaging.

Patient resources

Our highly skilled and qualified team have created a service where patients can easily gain access to a wide range of pathology testing options.

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Practitioner resources

As a leader in the industry, practitioners are able to trust in our ability to provide them with the technology they need to adequately test their clients and patients.

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