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Dexamethasone suppression test (high dose, overnight)

Dexamethasone suppression test (high dose, overnight) is a topic covered in the Guide to Diagnostic Tests.

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Dexamethasone suppression test (high-dose, overnight), serum or plasma

8:00 AM serum cortisol level: <5 mcg/dL

[<140 nmol/L]

SST, PPT, green


Give 8 mg dexamethasone dose at 11:00 PM. At 8:00 AM, draw cortisol level.

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McPhee, Stephen J., et al. "Dexamethasone Suppression Test (high Dose, Overnight)." Guide to Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., McGraw-Hill Education, 2017. Emergency Central, emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/GDT/619126/all/Dexamethasone_suppression_test__high_dose__overnight_.
McPhee SJ, Lu CM, Nicoll D. Dexamethasone suppression test (high dose, overnight). Guide to Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. McGraw-Hill Education; 2017. https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/GDT/619126/all/Dexamethasone_suppression_test__high_dose__overnight_. Accessed April 21, 2019.
McPhee, S. J., Lu, C. M., & Nicoll, D. (2017). Dexamethasone suppression test (high dose, overnight). In Guide to Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/GDT/619126/all/Dexamethasone_suppression_test__high_dose__overnight_
McPhee SJ, Lu CM, Nicoll D. Dexamethasone Suppression Test (high Dose, Overnight) [Internet]. In: Guide to Diagnostic Tests. McGraw-Hill Education; 2017. [cited 2019 April 21]. Available from: https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/GDT/619126/all/Dexamethasone_suppression_test__high_dose__overnight_.
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