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Pituitary Function Profile Blood Test

Pituitary Function Profile Blood Test

£299.00

The pituitary gland is responsible for controling the production of many key hormones in the body. This blood test helps to check the function of various hormone productions of the pituitary gland.
Blood sample 7 biomarkers included Results estimated in 3 working days from sample receipt at lab
Pituitary Function Profile Blood Test
Pituitary Function Profile Blood Test
Pituitary Function Profile Blood Test
Pituitary Function Profile Blood Test

What's included?

Biomarker profiles

  • Hormones
  • Thyroid Hormones
  • Adrenal Hormones

Hormones (4 Biomarkers)

Thyroid Hormones (2 Biomarkers)

Adrenal Hormones (1 Biomarker)

Special instructions

Prepare for your Pituitary Function Profile Blood Test by following these instructions. Please take your sample before 10am. Do not eat for 12 hours prior to your test. Drink plenty of water, if you take medication then you are allowed to take it as you would normally. Take this test two to five days after the start of your period, ideally on day three. It can be taken any time if you do not have periods. Hormonal contraception can affect this test, taking a break from this and using barrier contraception will give more accurate results. Corticosteroid medication can affect this test, ask your doctor whether to stop before testing. Record any growth hormone supplement use in your medical history.. Do not take biotin supplements for two days before this test, discuss this with your doctor if it is prescribed.

From the expert

The pituitary gland is a small gland in the base of the brain, a few inches behind the bridge of the nose, which has major role in the control of your body hormone production. This test is performed to check the function of various hormone productions of the pituitary gland.

Dr Sam Rodgers MBBS, MRCGP
Chief Medical Officer

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Important

Our tests are not a substitute for seeing your doctor, especially if you are suffering symptoms. Our doctors will interpret your results based on the information you have provided, but will not diagnose, consult or provide any treatment. You will be advised to see your doctor for any necessary follow-up action.