ACTH Stimulation For Cortisol

ACTH Stimulation For Cortisol

The ACTH stimulation test evaluates the adrenal glands' capacity to respond to adrenocorticotropic hormone. ACTH is a pituitary hormone that stimulates the adrenal glands to release cortisol.

Why done?

Helpful in determining whether you have: 

Adrenal crisis acute (a life-threatening condition that occurs when there is not enough cortisol) 

• Addison's illness (adrenal glands do not produce enough cortisol)

How is the ACTH stimulation test diagnosis?

The ACTH stimulation test procedure is:

Your blood has been drained.
• ACTH is then injected into a muscle in your shoulder, generally. The ACTH may be synthetic.
• If your ACTH levels are high enough, your blood is drawn again after 30 minutes or more.
• All blood samples are subjected to cortisol testing in the laboratory.

How does one prepare for the ACTH Stimulation for Cortisol (1TEST)?  

For at least 10-12 hours before the blood sample collection, do not consume any food or drink like tea, coffee, juice, biscuits, etc.

• Please refrain from taking your morning medication (if any) before arriving at the laboratory for sample collection.

• No alcohol or nicotine for at least 24 hours before your health check.

Required Documents for ACTH Stimulation for Cortisol (1TEST): 

• Doctor prescription.

After Care of Cosyntropin stimulation test: 

No particular type of care is required.

Cost of ACTH Stimulation for Cortisol test in Delhi: 

The ACTH stimulation test cost varies by region and facility. So constantly get tested at trustworthy diagnostic centers like Ganesh Diagnostic. It is staffed by trained and experienced professionals to assure patient and visitor safety. 

1650 Pay Now Limited Offer


Test Type ACTH Stimulation For Cortisol
Test Price: ₹ 1650
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