Quantification of polar glucocorticosteroids in the urine of pregnant and nonpregnant women: a comparison with 6 alpha-hydroxylated metabolites of cortisol in neonatal urine and amniotic fluid.


6 alpha-Hydroxy metabolites of cortisol were determined in the urine of pregnant (36-40 weeks of gestation) and nonpregnant women and in amniotic fluid from nearly fullterm pregnant women because relatively large amounts of these compounds are excreted in the urine of 2-day-old infants (> 200 micrograms/day). The corticosteroids analyzed by high pressure… (More)


  • Presentations referencing similar topics