Saliva testing for measuring testosterone levels has gained acceptance as a dependable approach. (Keevil et al., 2014)

According to It can be used in a clinical setting to diagnose and treat hormonal disorders. (Hammerich et al., 2017)


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Hammerich, K. H., Donahue, T. F., Rosner, I. L., Cullen, J., Kuo, H. C., Hurwitz, L., Chen, Y., Bernstein, M., Coleman, J., Danila, D. C., & Metwalli, A. R. (2017). Alkaline phosphatase velocity predicts overall survival and bone metastasis in patients with castration-resistant prostate cancer. Urologic oncology35(7), 460.e21–460.e28.