ANDROSTENEDIONE STIMULATION BY ACTH
This assay is useful in the diagnosis and differential diagnosis of Hyperandrogenism. It is a crucial sex steroid precursor. In conjunction with other androgenic precursors, it is used in the diagnosis / monitoring of Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia. It is also useful in diagnosis of Premature adrenarche. Androstenedione response to ACTH may be useful in the differential diagnosis of androgen excess in women.
Overnight fasting is mandatory. Synthetic ACTH (Synacthen) is not supplied by LPL.
Sample by Mon / Thu 4 pm ; Report Same day