Test ID: HGH    
Growth Hormone, Serum

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Diagnosis of acromegaly and assessment of treatment efficacy when interpreted in conjunction with results from glucose suppression test


Diagnosis of human growth hormone deficiency when interpreted in conjunction with results from growth hormone stimulation test


This test is not intended for use as a screen for acromegaly.


This test has limited value in assessing growth hormone secretion in normal children.

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Immunoenzymatic Assay

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

Growth Hormone, S

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Growth Hormone Provocative Test
Growth Hormone Stimulation
hGH (Human Growth Hormone)
Human Growth Hormone
Somatotrophic Hormone