DHEAS

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DHEAS

abbreviation for
(Biology) dehydroisoandrosterone sulphate: a weak androgen produced by the adrenal cortex in both males and females
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Dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEAS) and risk for mortality among older Taiwanese.
NEW ORLEANS -- A low serum dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate level is dramatically associated with low libido in premenopausal women, and appears to be a more accurate marker of decreased sexual interest than testosterone, Susan Davis, M.
Serum dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate levels predict longevity in men: 27-year follow-up study in a community-based cohort (Tanushimaru study).
A prospective study of dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate, mortality, and cardiovascular disease.
Dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEAS) interferes in several testosterone immunoassays, including the Roche Testosterone immunoassay (3).
Measurement of serum levels of dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEAS), androstenedione, prolactin, and sex-hormone-binding globulin (SHBG) can facilitate diagnosis.
Average dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEA-S) fell 26% in the OCP/simvastatin patients and 28% in the OCP-alone group.
The most useful measurement of adrenal androgen production in women is dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEAS), which is reliable and can be used if a clinician suspects an adrenal cause for androgen insufficiency.
In a cross-sectional study, serum dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DS) concentrations were measured in 981 men and 481 women, aged 11-89, yr.
Patients underwent chemiluminescent immunoassay of total testosterone and testing for dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate and sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG).
The serum concentration of dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEA-S) (4) in adult men and women is higher than that of any other steroid except cholesterol; however, the physiological role of this adrenal steroid has long been unknown.
All of these five were hormones: estrone in plasma and serum; estradiol in serum; and SHBG and dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate in plasma.