Canis ISSN: 2398-2942

Insulin assay

Contributor(s): David Bruyette

Overview

  • Plasma concentrations of glucose Blood biochemistry: glucose and insulin are usually tightly linked.
  • Alterations in [glucose] result in rapid alteration of [insulin] to bring [glucose] back to normal range.

Sampling

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Tests

Availability

  • Specialized hormonal assay laboratory.

Result Data

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Recent references from VetMed Resource and PubMed.
  • Rogers K S & Luttgen P J (1985) Hyperinsulinism. Comp Cont Ed Pract Vet 7, 829-840.
  • Mattheeuws D, Rottiers R, Kaneko J J & Vermeulen A (1984) Diabetes mellitus in dogs; relationship of obesity to glucose tolerance and insulin response. Am J Vet Res 45, 98-103.


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