This test is used to access defects in growth and normal development. This factor plays a crucial role in growth and cell division and also in sulfation of cartilage (make bones strong and flexible). This test is recommended to diagnose any kind of disorders in the production of growth hormone, inefficiency in nutritional metabolism and also in evaluation of physiology of many malignant diseases. However, a number of factors affect the results of this test, including age, stress level, BMI, race, genetic makeup and level of insulin.
LabEspy recommends Lab Testing API, Discounted Labs, Walk-In Lab for this test.