Canis ISSN: 2398-2942

Blood biochemistry: cortisol

Synonym(s): Hydrocortisone, Cortisol

Contributor(s): Kathleen P Freeman

Overview

Sampling

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Tests

Methodologies

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

Availability

  • Widely available at commercial laboratories.

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.
  • Behrend E N & Kemppainen R J (1998) Medical therapy of canine Cushing's syndrome. Comp Cont Educ Pract Vet 20(6), 679-696.
  • Hess R S & Ward C R (1998) Concurrent canine hyperadrenocorticism and diabetes mellitus - diagnosis and treatment. Comp Cont Educ Pract Vet 20(6), 701-716.

Other sources of information

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


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