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Test ID: APGH    
Alpha-Subunit Pituitary Tumor Marker, Serum

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

9003

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

Adjunct in the diagnosis of pituitary tumors

 

As part of the follow-up of treated pituitary tumor patients

 

Differential diagnosis of thyrotropin-secreting pituitary tumor versus thyroid hormone resistance

 

Differential diagnosis of constitutional delay of puberty versus hypogonadotrophic hypogonadism

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

Immunochemiluminescent Assay

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

AlphaSubunit Pituitary Tumor Marker

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

Alpha Glycoprotein Subunit
Alpha Subunit, HCG
Alpha-HCG (Human Chorionic Gonadotropin)
Alpha-PGH (Pituitary Glycoprotein Hormone)
Alpha-Subunit of Pituitary Glycoprotein Hormones (Alpha-PGH), Serum
Chorionic Gonadotropins, Alpha-Subunit
Glycoprotein Subunit
HCG, Alpha Subunit
Hormone, Alpha-Subunit
PGH (Pituitary Glycoprotein Hormone)
Pituitary Glycoprotein Alpha Subunit
Pituitary Gonadotropins, Alpha-Subunit