WHAT IS 17-HYDROXYCORTICOSTEROIDS (17-OHCS) TEST?

WHAT IS 17-HYDROXYCORTICOSTEROIDS (17-OHCS) TEST?

17-Hydroxycorticosteroids are carbon compounds that have a dihydroxyacetone group on the seventeenth carbon. In urine, the primary 17-OHCSs are breakdown products of cortisone and hydrocortisone, which can be used as a measure of their production (adrenocortical function).

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