WHAT IS ADRENOCORTICOTROPIC HORMONE (ACTH, CORTICOTROPIN) TEST?

WHAT IS ADRENOCORTICOTROPIC HORMONE (ACTH, CORTICOTROPIN) TEST?

ACTH is an anterior pituitary hormone that stimulates cortisol and androgen production by the adrenal gland. Diurnal variations of ACTH are typical, with peak levels occurring from 0600 to 0800 and trough levels occurring from 1800 to 2300. 

 

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