Comparisons of urinary versus serum cortisol in older persons.

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The present analysis compared urine- versus serum-based amounts of the stress hormone cortisol in two older adult samples, given that urine as a sample medium is a less expensive and less invasive method of determining cortisol amounts relative to serum. Seventy-three older adults provided urine samples as part of an ongoing study to assess levels of… (More)

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@article{Kelly1999ComparisonsOU, title={Comparisons of urinary versus serum cortisol in older persons.}, author={Kimberly S. Kelly and Bert Hayslip and Anthony P. Carter and Margaret V. Ennis}, journal={Experimental aging research}, year={1999}, volume={25 2}, pages={161-7} }