This test evaluates pituitary function and monitors the effectiveness of treatment for excess production of growth hormone (GH). It also helps diagnose GH deficiency or growth hormone excess.
Insufficient GH production is related to decreased bone density and/or muscle strength and elevated blood lipid levels. GH excess causes two rare conditions called gigantism and acromegaly.
Those taking a growth hormone or testosterone supplements When a pituitary disorder is suspected and other pituitary hormone levels are abnormal.
Fasting is required 12 hours prior to giving blood sample. Patients must also rest thirty (30) minutes prior to giving sample.
Growth Hormone, Serum – TC – 521
Estimated Turn Around For Results:
2-10 Business Days
For an exact turnaround time for results, please contact us at Personalabs and we will contact the lab on your behalf as turnaround times vary depending on testing location or lab testing provider.
We make it super easy to order your own blood work online. Watch a short video and see how it works.
The Dihydrotestosterone test is used to determine the level of DHT in the blood, which is the more potent product of testosterone. Available at Personalabs.
The Male Age Management follow-up evaluation test is done to analyze hormones, vitamins and metabolites in the body whose excesses or deficiencies might lead to disorders in men.
The Hormone Profile tests for hormones regulating your metabolism and screens for healthy organ function to aid in weight loss and overall fitness. Order now!