Serum 17 Alpha Hydroxyprogesterone in Normal Full Term and Preterm vs Sick Preterm and Full Term Newborns in a Tertiary Hospital
The Indian Journal of Pediatrics, 08/20/2012
Chennuri VS et al. – Stress due to neonatal illnesses like meconium aspiration, sepsis, birth asphyxia, etc. significantly elevate serum 17OHP and may lead to false positives in newborn screening for congenital adrenal hyperplasia.