Androstenedione is a hormone that is produced by the adrenal glands and the ovaries. It is a precursor to testosterone and estrone. The androstenedione test measures the level of androstenedione in the blood.
The Androstenedione Test measures the level of androstenedione in the blood. This test is used to diagnose congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH), a condition in which the adrenal glands do not produce enough cortisol.
The test is used to help diagnose conditions associated with excess or defective production of androstenedione or testosterone, such as congenital adrenal hyperplasia, ovarian tumors, and testicular tumors. It can also be used to monitor treatment for these conditions.
The normal range of the Androstenedione Test is between 2 and 8 ng/mL.
There are a few things you can do to lower your androstenedione test results.
The Androstenedione Test is generally considered safe. The most common side effect is mild discomfort or bruising at the needle site.
Before you take an Androstenedione test, it is important to speak with your doctor and be sure that the test is right for you. There are a few things that could affect the results of your Androstenedione test, so it is important to be aware of them before taking the test.
Yes, fasting is required for the Androstenedione Test.
Yes, home sample collection is available for Androstenedione Test. One can opt for home collection while booking a test through Max Lab.
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