Assay of plasma testosterone during the first six months of life: Importance of chromatographic purification of steroids

John Fuqua, E. S. Sher, C. J. Migeon, G. D. Berkovitz

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Abstract

Determination of the plasma concentration of testosterone (T) is important in evaluating infants born with ambiguous genitalia and micropenis, and several commercially available kits provide a direct assay of T in unextracted plasma. Using plasma samples obtained from 36 subjects

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1146-1149
Number of pages4
JournalClinical Chemistry
Volume41
Issue number8
StatePublished - 1995
Externally publishedYes

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Testosterone
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Steroids
Plasmas
Disorders of Sex Development
Penis agenesis

Keywords

  • cryptorchidism
  • intermethod comparison
  • neonates
  • radioimmunoassay
  • sample preparation
  • sex differentiation disorders

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  • Clinical Biochemistry

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Assay of plasma testosterone during the first six months of life : Importance of chromatographic purification of steroids. / Fuqua, John; Sher, E. S.; Migeon, C. J.; Berkovitz, G. D.

In: Clinical Chemistry, Vol. 41, No. 8, 1995, p. 1146-1149.

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