Serum dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate in premature infants and infants with intrauterine growth retardation.

@article{Turnipseed1976SerumDS,
  title={Serum dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate in premature infants and infants with intrauterine growth retardation.},
  author={M R Turnipseed and Karen Bentley and John H. Reynolds},
  journal={The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism},
  year={1976},
  volume={43 6},
  pages={1219-25}
}
Serum dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHAS) was measured by radioimmunoassay in blood samples obtained in 128 ill newborn infants. Serial sampling was carried out in 40 infants. There were wide ranges found in the values in all gestational age groups, and there were not significant differences in the first day of life between DHAS levels in less than 30 week gestation prematures, 6819 +/- 4631 (SD) ng/ml, and near term or term infants, 4307 +/- 1498 ng/ml. Mean DHAS concentrations did not… CONTINUE READING

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