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ACTH
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Reference Range:

< 46 ng/L at 9:00

Turnaround Time:

10 working days

Comments:

Request considered in the light of cortisol and other results

Description:

Adrenocorticotrophin / Adrenocorticotrophic hormone

Sample Requirements:

Avoid patient stress. Transport on ice, deliver to the laboratory within 30 minutes of venepuncture. Visible haemolysis will invalidate test. Minimum 3 mL plasma.

If sending from external laboratory: separate within 30 minutes, freeze plasma within 2 hours and transport frozen

Important Information:

Entry last modified 3.3.17

Reference Lab Description:

London, Barts and the London NHS Trust