Lab Test : HGH

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Alternate:Human Growth Hormone
Includes:Human Growth Hormone
Department:Chemistry
Phone:(937) 641-3428
SQ Code:CHGH
Available:Mon - Fri, first shift only
Turnaround:48 hours
Specimen:Blood
Volume:0.7 mL
Container:4 mL red top tube
Temperature:Keep tubes stoppered and upright at all times.
Rejection:Blood samples that have been stored at room temperature for longer than 8 hours.
Normal:0 days: less than 13 ng/mL
18 years: less than 10 ng/mL.
Uses:The measurement of serum HGH has been used in diagnosing hyposomatotropism and hypersomatotropism. The clinical disorders of hyposamaotropism include dwarfism and unattained growth potential. The clinical disorders of hypersomatotropism include gigantism in children and acromegaly in adults.
Limitations:N/A
Method:Sandwich chemiluminescence immunoassay
 

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