Urinary pyridinoline and deoxypyridinoline excretion in children

N J Shaw, J Dutton, W D Fraser, C S Smith

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There are few data on urinary markers of collagen breakdown in children. We have determined a normal range for urinary pyridinoline and deoxypyridinoline in children, assessed the variability in excretion in individual children and examined the effect of GH treatment on the excretion of these collagen cross-links.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)607-612
Number of pages6
JournalClinical Endocrinology
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Jun 1995


  • Adolescent
  • Age Factors
  • Amino Acids
  • Child
  • Child, Preschool
  • Chromatography, High Pressure Liquid
  • Creatinine
  • Cross-Sectional Studies
  • Female
  • Growth Hormone
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Reference Values

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