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Glucose Growth Hormone Suppression Test

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Name:    Glucose Growth Hormone Suppression Test
Note:    Used to test for acromegaly.
Processing Info:    Procedure is performed in MD office

Lab Orders:
Gluose and Growth Hormone--draw baseline level
Glucose ingestion (75 gm glucose)
Collect Glucose and Growth Hormone Levels at:
--30 minutes post
--60 minutes post
--120 minutes post