Normal Values for Tests Listed in Case Summaries

17-ketosteroids5-15 mg/24 hr
17-hydroxycorticosteroids (Porter-Silber)5-11 mg/24 hr
Cortisol metabolites (Michelakis)7-17 mgI24 hr
FSH (follicle-stimulating hormone)8-32 mouse uterine units/24 hours
Total estrogens4-60 mcgI24 hr
erythrocyte sedimentation rate20 mm/hr (female)
Serum PB! (protein-bound iodine)3.8-8.0 mcg/dl
Serum cholesterol150-260 mg/dl
T3  sponge uptake40-60%
T44.5-10.0 mcg/dl
T3 index0.8-1.2
T3  by RIA  (radioimmunoassay)65-215 ng/dl
Plasma FSH (follicle-stimulating hormone) 
female—pre-ovulatory15-30 mIU/ml
male5-40 mIU/ml
Plasma ACTH by RIA15-100 pg/ml
Plasma cortisol by RIA 
8 AM15-25 mcg/dl
5 PM5-10 mcg/dl
Plasma desoxycorticosterone5-15 ng/dl
Plasma total estrogens 
female—pre-ovulatory45-200 pg/ml
male10-80 pg/ml

Source: The Safe Uses of Cortisol 3rd edition by. William Mck. Jefferies, MD

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Micheal Doyle, MD Michael E. Doyle, MD, is a board-certified family physician with nearly two decades of clinical experience. At Darien Integrative Medicine in Darien, Connecticut, he combines his extensive experience in both conventional and alternative medicine to offer his patients uniquely safe and effective care.

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