Electrolyte / vasopressin-dependent disorders

copeptin-electrolyte-disordersBecause of technical limitations of vasopressin assays, vasopressin (also known as antidiuretic hormone - ADH, arginine vasopressin, AVP) concentrations were rarely measured in the past. The vasopressin surrogate Copeptin now opens the possibility to take full advantage of the hormone’s diagnostic potential. Copeptin is routinely measured for differentiate all forms of diabetes insipidus from primary polydipsia with an easy to use assay technology at highest sensitivity and stability.


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The utility of copeptin in neuroendocrinological clinical practice

Authors: Dr. Fabio Settanni Bsc, PhD / Dr. Alessandro Berton, MD

Table of content:

  • Introduction: what is copeptin?
  • Copeptin and differential diagnosis of PPS
  • Copeptin and differential diagnosis of hyponatremia
  • Case studies
  • Principal analytes and reference ranges
  • List of Abbreviations/Acronyms

Available in the following languages:

  • EN: The utility of copeptin in neuroendocrinological clinical practice
  • DE: Der Nutzen von Copeptin in der neuroendokrinen klinischen Routine
  • ES: La utilidad de la copeptina en la práctica clínica de neuroendocrinología
  • FR: Utilité de la copeptine dans la pratique clinique en neuroendocrinologie
  • IT: Utilità della copeptina plasmatica nella pratica clinica della neuroendocrinologia

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