Reference intervals for testosterone, androstenedione and SHBG levels in healthy females and males from birth until old age.

@article{Elmlinger2005ReferenceIF,
  title={Reference intervals for testosterone, androstenedione and SHBG levels in healthy females and males from birth until old age.},
  author={Martin W. Elmlinger and W. K{\"u}hnel and Henning Wormstall and Peter Claus D{\"o}ller},
  journal={Clinical laboratory},
  year={2005},
  volume={51 11-12},
  pages={625-32}
}
The measurement of androgen levels is important in the follow-up of sexual development and in the diagnosis of disturbances of the gonadal function in children and adults. The aim of this study was to evaluate the age dependence of the serum concentrations of testosterone, androstenedione, and SHBG from birth until old age using the IMMULITE 2000 automated assay system (DPC, Los Angeles). Testosterone and androstenedione median levels were very high during the first weeks of life due to… CONTINUE READING