ACTH Test | Adrenocorticotropic Hormone Test
ACTH test or Adrenocorticotropic Hormone Test helps assess the conditions linked to too much or too little Cortisol.
Cortisol is a hormone that helps regulate: -Blood pressure,
-The body’s response to infections.
-The way the body breaks down sugar, fat and protein in your food.
Measuring ACTH and Cortisol levels helps differentiate certain disorders such as: Addison disease, Cushing’s Syndrome, Adrenal Carcinoma and others.
Preparation: It is recommended to visit the lab for this test between 7am and 10am.
You can order this test individually or as part of the following panels: