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Test ID: HGH    
Growth Hormone, Serum

Secondary ID A test code used for billing and in test definitions created prior to November 2011

8688

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Diagnosis of acromegaly and assessment of treatment efficacy (in conjunction with glucose suppression test)

 

Diagnosis of human growth hormone deficiency (in conjunction with growth hormone stimulation test)

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Immunoenzymatic Assay

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Growth Hormone, S

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Growth Hormone Provocative Test
Growth Hormone Stimulation
hGH (Human Growth Hormone)
Human Growth Hormone
Somatotrophic Hormone
Somatotropin