Dexamethasone suppression test (low dose, overnight)

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Test/Range/Collection

Dexamethasone suppression test (low dose, overnight), serum or plasma

8:00 AM serum cortisol level: <5 mcg/dL

[<140 nmol/L]

SST, PPT, green

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Give 1 mg dexamethasone at 11:00 PM. At 8:00 AM, draw serum/plasma cortisol level.

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TY - ELEC T1 - Dexamethasone suppression test (low dose, overnight) ID - 619125 A1 - Lu,Chuanyi Mark, AU - McPhee,Stephen J, AU - Nicoll,Diana, BT - Guide to Diagnostic Tests UR - https://im.unboundmedicine.com/medicine/view/GDT/619125/all/Dexamethasone_suppression_test__low_dose__overnight_ PB - McGraw-Hill Education ET - 7 DB - Medicine Central DP - Unbound Medicine ER -