Laboratory: Clinical Biochemistry
Test Name:
ARGININE STIMULATION TEST - (S)
Test Code: ARG
Clinical Information:
This procedure is used for the evaluation of patients with suspected growth hormone deficiency.  This procedure is performed in the Pediatric Day Unit.
Collection Devices:
Specimen Required:


Serum: 1.0 mL
Pediatric Serum: 0.4 mL
Referral:
Requisition:
Reference Values:
A descriptive report will be sent.
Availability:
Endocrinology Consult Required
See Also:
More Information:
Follow lab instructions given on the Arginine Stimulation Requisition Form.