Human Growth Hormone (HGH)

Human Growth Hormone (HGH) Blood Lab Test

Also known as Growth Hormone, Somatotropin; Growth Hormone Stimulation Test; Growth Hormone Suppression Test.

Measurement of GH is primarily of interest in the diagnosis and treatment of various forms of inappropriate growth hormone secretion. Growth hormone measurements in children are used in the evaluation of short stature and help differentiate low GH production from other sources of growth failure. Stimulation and suppression tests are often more meaningful than random measurements.

CPT code 83003. Quest code 521.

This is a non-fasting blood lab test.

The estimated time to receive results for this test is 3 business days after your blood draw.

Please be advised, that our services are strictly self pay and are not eligible for submission as a claim to your health insurance provider. However, you can submit the receipt for reimbursement to many Flexible Spending and Health Savings Accounts for reimbursement.

 Sample of Human Growth Hormone test

 

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