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Department Name

BIOCHEMISTRY

Modality

TM

Location

5th Floor Annexe Bldg.              

Test Name

ACTH

Test Code

FA12

Test Status

Active

Nature of Specimen

Plasma

Quantity Required

3 mL blood

Type of Container

Blood Collection Tube Lavender Top

Method Used

 

Collection Instruction

Refer Primary Sample Collection Manual (for internal use only)

Patient Instruction

Not applicable

Transport Instruction for TMH patients 

Immediate with ICE pack - maintaining the cold chain

Transport Instruction for Refereal patients 

Within 2hrs of collection.   ( Temp to be maintained between 2-8°C)

Dept. Acceptance Time

24 Hrs

Turn Around Time

Routine samples : 5 hours 

Stat samples         : 2 hours 

Time for Additional Examination

Mon - Fri : Same day upto 03.00 p.m.   

Sat           : Same day upto 01.00 p.m.

Sample Storage After Reporting

24 hours  at 2-8°C

Resource Person for Report Status

HOD

Telephone

24177000

Extension

7251/7252/4339/ 4351 /4352 /4353

Test Schedule

24 Hrs

Use

ACTH controls the production of another hormone called cortisol. Diseases associated with ACTH include Addison disease, Cushing syndrome and Cushing disease. The ectopic secretion of ACTH in the setting of cancer is seen in small-cell lung carcinoma, neuroendocrine tumors of the lung, thymus, gastrointestinal tract, islet cell carcinoma of the pancreas, pheochromocytoma and medullary thyroid carcinoma

 

Contact Us

TATA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
Dr. E Borges Road, Parel, Mumbai - 400 012 India
Phone: +91-22- 24177000, 24177300, 24161413
Fax: +91-22-24146937
E-mail : msoffice@tmc.gov.in(for patient care and queries)/cash@tmc.gov.in(for accounts related)/fundraising@tmc.gov.in (for donors and donation related)/registrar@tmc.gov.in(for education and training)/hrd@tmc.gov.in(for administrative - HRD matters) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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