suppression test

suppression test

A test or assay–eg, dexamethasone suppression test, used to determine whether a substance–hormone or protein being produced in excess is under the control of regulating or releasing factor(s), and therefore responsive to a feedback loop, or whether the excess production is autonomous, and not under feedback control. Cf Stimulation test.
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Special laboratory test were recommended to be left to bone disease specialist including bone turnover markers, a serum tryptase /urine, N-methylhistamine to screen for systemic mastocytosis, antitransglutaminase antibodies for celiac disease, a 24-hour urinary free cortisol and/or overnight dexamethasone suppression test to identify patients with Cushing syndrome and bone biopsy.
The cortisol levels could not be suppressed after both low-dose dexamethasone suppression test and high-dose dexamethasone suppression test.
West recommended that are best left to bone disease specialists include bone turnover markers, a serum tryptase / urine N-methylhistamine to screen for systemic mastocytosis, antitransglutaminase antibodies for celiac disease, a 24-hour urinary free Cortisol and/or overnight dexamethasone suppression test to identify patients with Cushing syndrome, and bone biopsy.
The ratio of the maximum HRR in a suppression test ([Q.
He then referred to the value of screening test and also mentioned about dexamethasone suppression test.
Study of reservoir effect of clobetasol propionate cream in an experimental animal model using histamine-induced wheal suppression test.
2013) the fludrocortisone suppression test was effective to exclude the diagnosis of primary hyperaldosteronism in cats presenting plasma aldosterone: renin ratio within the reference range.
Complementary examinations such as Low dose dexamethasone suppression test (LDDST), Plasma Renin Activity and Aldosterone level were included to find out the cause of recurrent hypokalemia.
Effects of ZZHPD on hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis were evaluated by hormones measurement and dexamethasone suppression test.
The oral sodium--loading suppression test, favored by the Mayo Clinic, appeared to be more sensitive than recumbent STT when we tested a modified version of it against FST.
VOR function can be assessed by various methods including a measure of dynamic visual acuity (DVA), and by performing the Halmagyi-Curthoys test, the head shaking test for nystagmus and the VOR suppression test.
An elevated level of circulating cortisol and an abnormal dexamethasone suppression test have been observed in patients with MDD.