hrp0089p1-p227 | Sex Differentiation, Gonads and Gynaecology or Sex Endocrinology P1 | ESPE2018

Testosterone Levels in Newborn Boys and Girls Related to Penile Length, Anogenital Distance (AGD) and External Genitalia Score (EGS)

Sigurdsson Jon , Bartuseviciene Inga , Nordenstrom Anna

Background: Testosterone levels in newborns are changing over the first weeks of life. This dynamic change is making the assessment of infants with ambiguous genitalia complicated. The Clinical laboratory at Karolinska offer two different methods for measurement of serum testosterone, ECLIA (electrochemiluminescense immunoassay) and Liquid chromatography–tandem mass spectrometry (LC–MS/MS). It is important to evaluate these two metho...