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Twenty-four-hour urine collections for 17-KS provide an integrated view of androgen production and may be a useful indicator of control even though target values are not well defined.
[4] Nonstandard abbreviations: CAH, congenital adrenal hyperplasia; ACTH, adrenocorticotropic hormone; 17OHP, 17-hydroxyprogesterone; PRA, plasma renin activity; PT, pregnanetriol; 17-KS, 17-ketosteroids; LC-MS/MS, liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry.
Table 3 shows the levels of maternal urinary excretion of 17-KS, which is a marker of adrenal cortex and gonad functions.