hrp0095p1-11 | Adrenals and HPA Axis | ESPE2022

Low-dose ACTH Stimulation Test: Comparison of Cortisol Response at 30, 40, and 60 Minutes

Gurpinar Tosun Busra , Arikan Hazal , Turan Serap , Bereket Abdullah , Guran Tulay

Background: Low-dose adrenocorticotropic hormone stimulation test (LDST) is commonly used for evaluating the adequacy of hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal axis functions. However, there is still no standardization between protocols used in different centres.Objective: To contribute to the optimal time of highest cortisol response in the LDST in children.Design: A prospective study of L...