Variability of cortisol assays can confound the diagnosis of adrenal insufficiency in the critically ill population


To compare the total plasma cortisol values obtained from three widely used immunoassays and a high pressure liquid chromatography (HPLC) technique on samples obtained from patients with sepsis. Observational interventional in the general intensive care unit of a metropolitan hospital Patients admitted to the intensive care unit with a diagnosis of sepsis… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00134-006-0389-x

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