The glucocorticoid released into the blood is mainly cortisol corticosterone. Both of them are about 75% of an α1-globulin synthesized with the liver, that is, a corticosteroid transporter, also known as corticosteroid-binding globulin.

Basic Information

Specialist classification: growth and development check classification: biochemical examination

Applicable gender: whether men and women apply fasting: fasting

Analysis results:

Below normal:
Reduced in ovarian dysfunction, stillbirth, application of androgen.

Normal value:
Male: 10-12mg/L
Female: 3.0-15mg/L

Above normal:
Elevated in pregnancy (28 weeks peak), application of estrogen, oral contraceptives.

negative:

Positive:

Tips: oral contraceptives, estrogen, amphetamine, adrenocorticotropic hormone, ethanol, etc., can increase plasma cortisol; intake of drugs such as dexamethasone, levodopa and lithium can reduce plasma cortisol. Normal value

Male 10 ~ 12mg / L.

Female 3.0 ~ 15mg / L.

Clinical significance

1, elevated in pregnancy (28 weeks to reach the peak), the application of estrogen, oral contraceptives.

2, reduced in ovarian dysfunction, stillbirth, application of androgen.

Low results may be diseases: premature ovarian failure, ovarian dysfunction syndrome

Oral contraceptives, estrogen, amphetamine, adrenocorticotropic hormone, ethanol, etc., can increase plasma cortisol; intake of drugs such as dexamethasone, levodopa and lithium can reduce plasma cortisol.

Inspection process

Immediately after venous blood collection, the test method was determined by radioimmunoassay.

Not suitable for the crowd

no.

Adverse reactions and risks

Local congestion occurred.