CRH (CORTICOTROPIN RELEASING HORMONE) TEST
To investigate corticotropic function using CRH or CRF (Corticotropin Releasing Factor) or corticoliberin.
Subject fasting for 12 hours and lying down for 30 minutes.
1 µg/kg body weight (do not exceed 75 µg).
After centrifugation, draw off serum and plasma. Freeze plasma (to be used to assay ACTH) immediately and store serum (to be used to assay cortisol) at +4°C.
ACTH and cortisol.
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