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Blood biochemistry: cortisol

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Kathleen P Freeman

Synonym(s): Hydrocortisone, Cortisol


Overview

Sampling

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Tests

Methodologies

  • Radioimmunoassay (RIA).
  • Fluorometric.
  • Chemiluminescence (Immulite).

Availability

  • Widely available.

Result Data

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Recent references from VetMedResource and PubMed.
  • Kelch W J, Smith C A, Lynn R C & New J C (1998) Hydroadrenocorticism (Addison's disease). Comp Cont Educ Pract Vet 20 (8), 921-935.

Other sources of information

  • Ettinger S J & Feldman E C (2000) Eds. Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine. 5th edn. W B Saunders & Co, USA.
  • Kaneko J J, Harvey J W & Brass M L (1997) Eds. Clinical Biochemistry of Domestic Animals. 5th edn. Academic Press, USA.
  • Feldman E C & Nelson R W (1996) Canine and Feline Endocrinology. 2nd edn. W B Saunders & Co, USA.
  • Bonagura J D & Kirk R W (1995) Eds. Kirk's Current Veterinary Therapy XII. Small Animal Practice. USA.

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