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HGH / HGH-M
GROWTH HORMONE, SERUM

Test Code HGH / HGH-M 
Test GROWTH HORMONE, SERUM 
Methodology Two-site Immunoenzymatic (Sandwich) Assay 
Description Useful for diagnosis of acromegaly and assessment of treatment efficacy, and for diagnosis of hGH deficiency

NOTE: This test is intended for adult patients, only. For pediatric patients, please order GROWTH HORMONE, PEDIATRIC, SERUM (HGHES). 

Specimen Draw blood in either a plain, red-top tube or serum gel tube from a fasting patient. Spin down and send 1.0 mL of serum refrigerated in a screw-capped, plastic vial.
NOTE:
1. If multiple specimens are collected, send separate request form for each specimen.
2. Label specimens appropriately (corresponding collection time). 
Reference Values Males: 0.01 - 0.97 ng/mL
Females: 0.01 - 3.61 ng/mL 
Analytic Time 1 Day 
Day(s) Test Set Up Monday through Saturday 
CPT Code(s) 83003  Each