hrp0095p1-8 | Adrenals and HPA Axis | ESPE2022

Evolution of the Short Synacthen Test over a decade - a single UK centre’s experience

Ross Callum , Craig Jessica , Hariprasad Anu-Sree , Auckland Isobel , Colyer Sharon , Elder Charlotte

Background: The Short Synacthen Test (SST) is the most popular test of adrenal insufficiency (AI) worldwide. The current SST protocol at Sheffield Children’s Hospital (SCH), UK, recommends measurement of serum cortisol at baseline, then 30- and 60-minutes post stimulation, with a peak cortisol of >429nmol/l constituting a pass. Our practice has evolved to consider near-pass results as “borderline” and patients may be treated with stress do...