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ea0008p77 | Reproduction | SFE2004

Do Androstenedione and DHEAS contribute to the diagnosis of PCOS in GP Patients?

Noyce CS , Talbot RM , Armston AE

Aims: To discover if the addition of DHEAS (dehydroepiandrosterone sulphate) and androstenedione aids diagnosis in GP patients with PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome) as part of their differential diagnosis.Methods: Over two months our laboratory received seventy-nine female General Practice patients whose symptoms / signs led to a differential diagnosis including PCOS. Of these, nine had a raised total testosterone and twenty-seven had a raised free andro...