Hormone Levels

Definition

Blood or urine tests can determine the levels of various hormones in the body. This includes reproductive hormones, thyroid hormones, adrenal hormones, pituitary hormones, and many others. For more information, see:

  • 5-HIAA
  • 17-OH progesterone
  • 17-hydroxycorticosteroids
  • 17-ketosteroids
  • 24-hour urinary aldosterone excretion rate
  • 25-OH vitamin D
  • Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH)
  • ACTH stimulation test
  • ACTH suppression test
  • ADH
  • Aldosterone
  • Calcitonin
  • Catecholamines - blood
  • Catecholamines - urine
  • Cortisol level
  • Cortisol - urine
  • DHEA-sulfate
  • Folicle stimulating hormone (FSH)
  • Growth hormone
  • HCG (qualitative - blood)
  • HCG (qualitative - urine)
  • HCG (quantitative)
  • Luteinizing hormone (LH)
  • LH response to GnRH
  • Parathormone
  • Prolactin
  • PTH-related peptide
  • Renin
  • T3RU test
  • Secretin stimulation test
  • Serotonin
  • T3
  • T4
  • Testosterone
  • Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH)

References

Sluss PM, Hayes FJ. Laboratory techniques for recognition of endocrine disorders. In: Melmed S, Polonsky KS, Larsen PR, Kronenberg HM, eds. Williams Textbook of Endocrinology. 13th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier; 2016:chap 6.

Spiegel AM. Principles of endocrinology. In: Goldman L, Schafer AI, eds. Goldman-Cecil Medicine. 25th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier Saunders; 2016:chap 222.

Review Date: 14/05/2017

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