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What is plasma acth testing looking for?
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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
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In brief: Pituitary signal
Acth is a pituitary hormone.
If your doctor is measuring acth, most likely he/she is also measuring a cortisol level. These two tests will evaluate whether or not you have a specific pituitary or adrenal problem and help locate where the problem is.

In brief: Pituitary signal
Acth is a pituitary hormone.
If your doctor is measuring acth, most likely he/she is also measuring a cortisol level. These two tests will evaluate whether or not you have a specific pituitary or adrenal problem and help locate where the problem is.
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