Adrenocorticotropic hormone

Adrenocorticotropic hormone is a topic covered in the Guide to Diagnostic Tests.

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Test/Range/Collection

Adrenocorticotropic hormone, plasma (ACTH)

9–52 pg/mL [2–11 pmol/L]

Lavender, pink

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Separate plasma from cells and freeze ASAP.

Send promptly to laboratory on ice. ACTH is unstable in plasma, is inactivated at room temperature, and adheres strongly to glass. Avoid all contact with glass.

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TY - ELEC T1 - Adrenocorticotropic hormone ID - 619173 A1 - Lu,Chuanyi Mark, AU - McPhee,Stephen J, AU - Nicoll,Diana, BT - Guide to Diagnostic Tests UR - https://im.unboundmedicine.com/medicine/view/GDT/619173/all/Adrenocorticotropic_hormone PB - McGraw-Hill Education ET - 7 DB - Medicine Central DP - Unbound Medicine ER -