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Table 4 Urinary steroid profilea

From: Premature baby with extreme hyponatraemia (95 mmol per litre): a case report

Steroid Day 0, serum Day 3, serum Mean (SD), (n = 16)
Na = 109 mM Na = 135 mM
3β-Hydroxy-5-ene steroids (microgram per 100 ml)
16α–Hydroxy DHA 335 32 303 (291)
16β–Hydroxy DHA 11 6 149 (111)
16-oxoandrostenediol + 15β,16α-Dihydroxy DHA 330 99 263 (254)
5-androstene-3β,16α,17β-triol 116 27 199 (142)
16α,18-Dihydroxy DHA 119 75 426 (341)
16α-Hydroxypregnenolone 385 3 427 (380)
5-Androstene-3β,16α,17β,18-tetrol 48 18 49 (27)
5-Androstene-3β,15β,16α,17β-tetrol 97 41 82 (62)
5-Androstene-3β,15α,16β,17β-tetrol 53 20 40 (23)
5-Pregnene-3β,16α,20α,21-tetrol 18 5 24 (15)
Cortisol metabolites (microgram per 100 ml)
Tetrahydrocortisone 166 56 108 (85)
α-Cortolone 4 1 32 (53)
β-Cortolone 33 6 20 (17)
1β-Hydroxytetrohydrocortisone 4 2 21 (18)
1β-Hydroxy-β-Cortolone 38 14 25 (22)
6α-Hydroxytetrahydrocortisone 22 16 86 (78)
6α-Hydroxy-α-cortolone 27 10 12 (8)
6α-Hydroxy-β-cortolone 154 67 45 (40)
  1. aall measurements were done at Steroid Profiling Laboratory, Department of Biochemistry, King’s College Hospital, London, UK, which also provided the mean and standard deviations (SD) based on 16 controls for reference