ACTH Hormone Blood Test
The ACTH (Adrenocorticotropic Hormone) blood test is a diagnostic tool used to measure the levels of ACTH hormone in the blood. ACTH is produced by the pituitary gland and plays a crucial role in the regulation of cortisol, a hormone produced by the adrenal glands. The ACTH blood test is primarily used to assess the function of the adrenal glands and diagnose disorders related to cortisol production.
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