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CORTISOL SUPPRESSION BY DEXAMETHASONE, OVERNIGHT LOW DOSE

It is a screening test to document true hypersecretion of cortisol. Patients with Cushing syndrome of any cause will fail to suppress their cortisol secretion with a low dose of dexamethasone.

  • Test Type:
  • Pre-test Information:
    Patient to take tablet Dexamethasone orally at 11 p.m. at night and come for test next morning at 8 a.m. Patient should not be on steroid therapy.
  • Report Delivery:
    Daily
  • Components:
    0

Sample Report

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