Growth Hormone Suppression

LKR28,020.00
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Test Code
T002318

Assessing growth hormone (GH) excess in diagnosis for acromegaly to measure treatment efficiency.

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Test Name Growth Hormone Suppression
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Extra Reference Range : Comments for Human Growth Hormone Test:
Reference values for Healthy Subjects
PERCENTILES GIRLS:0-10 YEARS BOYS: 0-10 YEARS
5 th 0.120 ng/ml 0.094 ng/ml
50 th 0.689 ng/ml 0.814 ng/ml
95 th 7.79 ng/ml 6.29 ng/ml
. GIRLS:11-17 YEARS BOYS: 11-17 YEARS
5 th 0.123 ng/ml 0.077 ng/ml
50 th 0.432 ng/ml 0.322 ng/ml
95 th 8.05 ng/ml 10.8 ng/ml
. WOMEN:21-77 YEARS MEN : 20-79 YEARS
5 th 0.126 ng/ml <0.030 ng/ml
50 th 0.944 ng/ml 0.119 ng/ml
95 th 9.88 ng/ml 2.47 ng/ml

NB Basal hGH Levels do not have a diagnostic relevance & stimulation
tests needed to assess Growth Hormone disorders

COMMENTS:
The Test is affected by Pegvisomant & is therefore NOT Suitable for Patients
under Pegvisomant treatment. The Test is NOT Suitable for samples from Pregnant
women due to a cross reactivity to Placental hGH. Placental hGH is a variant
of Pituitary Hgh & it's levels increase during Pregnancy.

Tests performed by cobas e systems using Electrochemiluminescence Immunoassay (ECLIA)
Technology.
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