ACTH assessment test (Adrenocorticotropic Hormone)
ACTH assessment test (Adrenocorticotropic Hormone)
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ACTH assessment test (Adrenocorticotropic Hormone)

ACTH assessment test (Adrenocorticotropic Hormone)

ACTH assessment test (Adrenocorticotropic Hormone)
ACTH assessment test (Adrenocorticotropic Hormone)

Specializing in the evaluation of the adrenocorticotropic hormone, this test diagnoses conditions related to abnormal cortisol levels.

Price ฿ 1650.00

Package includes blood draw and lab sample collection at the home. Lab report will be sent to customer within 7 days from the collection of the lab sample.

ACTH assessment test (Adrenocorticotropic Hormone) Description The ACTH blood test is used in conjunction with cortisol tests to detect, diagnose, and monitor conditions related to abnormal cortisol levels. ACTH, originating from the pituitary gland located in the brain, is a hormone crucial in regulating cortisol production ACTH levels rise when cortisol is low and decrease when it is high. When blood cortisol levels drop, the hypothalamus releases corticotropinreleasing hormone (CRH), triggering the pituitary gland to produce ACTH. ACTH, in turn, stimulates the adrenal glands to produce cortisol. Proper functioning of the hypothalamus, pituitary, and adrenal glands is essential for maintaining cortisol levels. Disruptions in these glands can lead to overproduction or underproduction of cortisol, resulting in symptoms of excess or deficiency. Conditions affecting ACTH regulation encompass Cushing's disease, Addison's disease (adrenal insufficiency), and hypopituitarism. Additionally, certain tumours located outside the pituitary, such as in the lungs, can elevate cortisol levels by producing ACTH.

This test measures the level of adrenocorticotropic hormone and helps diagnose conditions related to abnormal cortisol production. It's vital for understanding adrenal and pituitary health.

Frequently Asked Questions

No, fasting is not required before taking this test

Our home healthcare service provides medical tests and consultations in the comfort of your home. Once you book a test or service, a qualified healthcare professional visits your home at the scheduled time to collect samples or provide the required service. The collected samples are then analyzed in our accredited laboratories. Test reports are securely delivered through email.

To modify tests or reschedule your appointment, please contact our customer service at least 24 hours before the scheduled time. We offer flexibility to accommodate your needs and ensure the best care.
We offer various payment options for your convenience, including credit/debit cards, online banking, and mobile payment platforms. Payment is required at the time of booking to confirm your appointment.

No, a medical test does not require a doctor's prescription.

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