Equis ISSN 2398-2977

Endocrine: estrone sulfate assay

Contributor(s): Annalisa Barrelet, Graham Munroe, Janice Sojka, Han van der Kolk, David Rendle

Overview

  • Large quantities of estrone sulfate are produced in the functional testis and are detectable in circulation in stallions or cryptorchids.
  • Estrone sulfate is produced by products of conception in pregnant mares, and can be used to aid in the diagnosis of pregnancy.

Sampling

This article is available in full to registered subscribers

Sign up now to purchase a 30 day trial, or Login

Result Data

This article is available in full to registered subscribers

Sign up now to purchase a 30 day trial, or Login

Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource.
  • Henderson K, Stevens S, Bailey C, Hall G, Stewart J & Wards R (1998) Comparison of the merits of measuring equine chorionic gonadotrophin (eCG) and blood and faecal concentrations of oestrone sulphate for determining the pregnancy status of miniature horses. Reprod Fertil Dev 10 (5), 441-444 PubMed.
  • Cox J E, Redhead P H & Dawson F E (1986) Comparison of the measurement of plasma testosterone and plasma estrogens for the diagnosis of cryptorchidism in the horse. Equine Vet J 18 (3), 179-182 PubMed.
  • Stabenfeldt G H & Hughes J P (1980) Diagnostic endocrinology of the horse. Vet Clin North Am (Large Anim Pract) 2 (2), 253-265 PubMed.


ADDED