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DST

abbr.
daylight-saving time

DST

abbreviation for
Daylight Saving Time

DST

or D.S.T.,

daylight-saving time.
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The dexamethasone suppression test was conducted to assess the effects of CUMS and ZZHPD treatments on the HPA axis negative feedback.
A low-dose (1-mg) dexamethasone suppression test was performed.
She had no features of Cushing's syndrome and overnight dexamethasone suppression test was normal as well so excluding Cushing's syndrome from the list of differentials.
Stress was assessed from both a biological perspective, by assessing HPA axis function with a weight-adjusted very-low-dose dexamethasone suppression test (DST), and a psychological perspective, with self-report questionnaires.
If Cushing's disease is suspected, obtain a 24-hour urinary free-cortisol excretion test or low-dose dexamethasone suppression test.
The most consistently observed neuroendocrine change in major depression is diminished feedback control of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) system, (19) resulting in cortisol non-suppression on the dexamethasone suppression test and corticotrophinreleasing hormone stimulation test after dexamethasone administration.
A combination of different tests, such as the different versions of the high dose dexamethasone suppression test (in EAS cortisol should not be suppressed) and the peripheral CRF stimulation test (where injectable CRF is available) (CD patients should have a plasma ACTH response to CRF) may help the differential diagnosis between CD and EAS (13).
MIAMI -- A dexamethasone suppression test can identify patients at increased risk of suicide, according to a follow-up study presented at the annual conference of the American Association of Suicidology.
Generally, we consider the overnight dexamethasone suppression test to be the gold standard test," said Schott.
Masses that are less than 3 cm and show no evidence of rapid growth or hormonal change are not likely to become cancerous and should be monitored at yearly intervals with a dexamethasone suppression test.