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IVD Test Reagent/Kits, Immunoassay, Fertility Hormone, Dehydroepiandrosterone/Dehydroepiandrosterone-Sulfate

Definition : Immunoassay reagents intended to perform qualitative and/or quantitative analyses of a sample of body fluids (typically serum or plasma) to determine dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) and/or its sulfated conjugate dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEA-S). Both hormones are mainly secreted by the adrenal glands and constitute the main androgen precursors in women. Immunoassay analysis of DHEA is usually more difficult than DHEA-S and requires pretreatment of the serum samples due to the lower concentration of DHEA in relation to DHEA-S (typically 1000-fold lower). High levels of DHEA-S are found in patients with polycystic ovary diseases, in congenital adrenal hyperplasia, in adrenal tumors, and in premature children; some contraceptives reduce DHEA-S levels. Decreased DHEA levels are also found during pregnancy and/or estrogen therapy.

Entry Terms : "DHEA-S (Dehydroepiandrosterone Sulphate) Determination Reagents" , "DHEA (Dehydroepiandrosterone) Determination Reagents" , "Dehydroepiandrosterone Sulphate (DHEA-S) Determination Reagents" , "Dehydroepiandrosterone Determination Reagents" , "Reagents, Immunoassay, Fertility Hormone, Dehydroepiandrosterone/Dehydroepiandrosterone-Sulfate"

UMDC code : 19114

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Calbiotech Inc

Company Type: Parent

Calbiotech specialty is in custom design of immunoassay products for human and animal applications.

DRG International Inc

Company Type: Parent

DRG International, Inc. is a leading specialty medical diagnostics and equipment manufacturer, and distributor with operations in more than 110 countries. Founded in 1970, DRG International provides a complete range of products and services to the diagnostics and cardiology-related medical community. DRG International's global headquarters is based in Mountainside, New Jersey

Mayo Medical Laboratories

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Pantex

Company Type: Parent

Pantex was founded in 1972 by Dr. Neil Y. Chiamori in response to the pressing need of physicians, researchers, and laboratories to obtain kits to detect and measure picogram quantities of specific circulating hormones, all of these in the many forms in which they are produced, activated, or metabolized in health and disease.

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