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ea0085p4 | Adrenal 1 | BSPED2022

Establishing the utility of the 60-minute serum cortisol sample in a standard synacthen test in a tertiary paediatric centre

Tollerfield Sally , Ridout Deborah , Atterbury Abigail , Wadey Hannah , Amin Rakesh , Gan Hoong-Wei , Katugampola Harshini

Background: The standard synacthen test (SST) is commonly utilised to interrogate the hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis in children. It comprises baseline and 30-minute serum cortisol concentrations (SCC), after injecting synthetic adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH)[1–24]. There is debate regarding the utility of a 60-minute SCC in the SST protocol with most studies to date conducted in adults.Aim: To assess the utility of a 60-minute SCC in ...