Journal of Analytical Methods in Chemistry / 2014 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Simultaneous Determination of Cortisol and Cortisone from Human Serum by Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry

Table 2

Mean concentrations (ng/mL) of cortisol and cortisone in serum collected between 9:00 and 11:00 a.m.

Mean ageCortisol (range)Cortisone (range)Cortisone/cortisol ratiosP value

Male ( )52.3132.9 (93.4–162.0)27.8 (18.3–35.8)0.209
Female ( )35.2134.0 (46.1–267.0)31.0 (14.1–55.7)0.231
Total ( )37.3133.930.50.225