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Hormone levels

 

Blood or urine tests can determine the levels of various hormones in the body. This includes reproductive hormones, thyroid hormones, adrenal hormones, pituitary hormones, and many others. For more information, see:

  • 5-HIAA
  • 17-OH progesterone
  • 17-hydroxycorticosteroids
  • 17-ketosteroids
  • 24-hour urinary aldosterone excretion rate
  • 25-OH vitamin D
  • Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH)
  • ACTH stimulation test
  • ACTH suppression test
  • ADH
  • Aldosterone
  • Calcitonin
  • Catecholamines - blood
  • Catecholamines - urine
  • Cortisol level
  • Cortisol - urine
  • DHEA-sulfate
  • Folicle stimulating hormone (FSH)
  • Growth hormone
  • HCG (qualitative - blood)
  • HCG (qualitative - urine)
  • HCG (quantitative)
  • Luteinizing hormone (LH)
  • LH response to GnRH
  • Parathormone
  • Prolactin
  • PTH-related peptide
  • Renin
  • RT3U
  • Secretin stimulation test
  • Serotonin
  • T3
  • T4
  • Testosterone
  • Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH)

 

References

Clemmons DR. Principles of endocrinology. In: Goldman L, Schafer AI, eds. Cecil Medicine. 24th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Saunders Elsevier; 2011:chap 229.

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