|Alternate:||Human Growth Hormone|
|Includes:||Human Growth Hormone|
|Available:||Mon - Fri, first shift only|
|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.|
|Method:||Sandwich chemiluminescence immunoassay|
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