Dynamic function tests

The current laboratory protocols can be downloaded below, but note that printed documents will become out of date. Always check you are using the correct revision of the document as given in the table.

Patient Information leaflets for tests marked with this symbol can be downloaded from the UHSussex public website.

 

Growth Hormone (GH) Response to an Oral Glucose Tolerance Test (LIC-BIO-DFTGTTGH, revision 5, last updated 3/8/2022)

NOTE: Reformulation in April 2017 means Lucozade is no longer a suitable alternative to Polycal.

Download GH Response to an OGTT protocol

Overnight Dexamethasone Suppression Test (LIC-BIO-DFTDEX, revision 6, last updated 7/6/2022)

Download Low Dose Dexamethasone Suppression Test protocol

Oral Glucose Tolerance Test (LIC-BIO-DFTGTT, revision 7, last updated 7/6/2022)

NOTE: Reformulation in April 2017 means Lucozade is no longer a suitable alternative to Polycal.

Download Oral Glucose Tolerance Test protocol

Short Synacthen Test (LIC-BIO-DFTSHSYN, revision 7, last updated 8/8/2022)

Download Short Synacthen Test protocol