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Table 1 Reference hormone values for adults

From: Steroidogenesis in the adrenal dysfunction of critical illness: impact of etomidate

ACTH   < 9 p M
Progesterone (nonluteal phase) < 5 %nM
Corticosterone   < 30.0 %nM
Aldosterone   < 5.0 %nM
17-OH-progesterone   < 15.0 %nM
11β-deoxycortisol   < 11.0 %nM
Cortisol   150-600 %nM
DHEA < 60 years 1.0-25.0 %μM
  ≥ 60 years 0.5-8.0 %μM
DHEAS   2.0-17.0 %nM
Androstenedione   2.0-15.0 %nM
  1. ACTH, adrenocorticotropic hormone; DHEA(S), dehydroepiandrosterone (sulfate).