ANDROSTENEDIONE STIMULATION BY ACTH
3 mL (1. 5 mL min.) serum from 1 SST for each timed specimen. Draw fasting baseline sample; administer 250 ug of synthetic ACTH (Synacthen) IV, draw additional sample at 90 min. Ship refrigerated or frozen. Both tubes must be clearly marked with time drawn. Submit both tubes with 1 test request form.
Sample by Wed, Sat 1pm
Report 2nd day Evening
Synthetic ACTH (Synacthen) is not supplied by ADL.