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CORTISOL SUPPRESSION BY DEXAMETHASONE, OVERNIGHT HIGH DOSE

This test is used for differential diagnosis of ACTH secreting pituitary adenoma from an ectopic ACTH source.

  • Test Type:
  • Pre-test Information:
    Patient to give fasting baseline sample at 8 a.m. Take 4 mg tablet Dexamethasone orally at 11 p.m. same night. Give second sample next morning at 8 a.m . Patient should not be on steroid therapy.
  • Report Delivery:
    Daily
  • Components:
    0

Sample Report

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