oa South African Journal of Sports Medicine - Stability of 19-norandrosterone and 19-noretiocholanolone glucuronide in urine under various storage conditions

Volume 15, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1015-5163
  • E-ISSN: 2078-516X



The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has ruled that 19-norandrosterone should be quantified if present in low concentrations in urine of sport competitors. The question, however, is how stable is 19-norandrosterone in urine. In the light of this IOC ruling it is therefore important to know if the concentration of 19-norandrosterone can change during the transportation process of urine samples to the laboratory or during the handling and storage of the samples in the laboratory.

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