hrp0086rfc7.3 | Gonads & DSD | ESPE2016

Harmonisation of Serum Dihydrotestosterone Analysis: Establishment of an External Quality Assurance Program

Wudy Stefan , Hartmann Michaela , Jolly Lisa , Shun Ho Chung , Kam Richard , Joseph John , Boyder Conchita , Greaves Ronda

Background: Serum dihydrotestosterone (DHT) is an important analyte for the clinical assessment of disorders of sex development. It is also reportedly a difficult analyte to measure. Currently there are significant gaps in the standardisation of this analyte, including no external quality assurance (EQA) program available worldwide to allow for peer performance review of DHT.Objective and hypotheses: We therefore proposed to establish an EQA program for ...