Salivary Cortisol Measurements by Mass Spectrometry

Trial ID or NCT#

NCT02162706

Status

not recruiting iconNOT RECRUITING

Purpose

Cortisol is a hormone critical for survival in times of stress. Currently most measurements are done with blood samples. The hypothesis of this study is cortisol measured from saliva using mass spectrometry can be used to replace measurements by blood.

Official Title

Pilot Study of Salivary Cortisol Measurements by Mass Spectrometry

Eligibility Criteria

Ages Eligible for Study: 3 Years to 17 Years
Sexes Eligible for Study: ALL
Accepts Healthy Volunteers: Yes
Inclusion Criteria:
  1. * Normal subjects* Subjects with possible endocrine disorder
Exclusion Criteria:
  1. * Tracheostomy or ventilator dependent* Gastrotomy tubed dependent or unable to eat/drink by mouth

Investigator(s)

Tandy Aye

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Contact

Tandy Aye, MD
650-723-5791