To determine presence of antibodies against exogenously administered growth hormone.
6 - 12 days
Collect specimen in red top or SST tube. Centrifuge and aliquot serum into a plastic vial within 1 hour of collection. Freeze.
One month or more of growth hormone therapy is probably required to develop antibody to growth hormone. Test sent to Mayo Medical Laboratories; performed by Esoterix Endocrinology.