A Preliminary Description of Responses of Free-Ranging Rhesus Monkeys to Brief Capture Experiences: Behavior, Endocrine, Immune, and Health Relationships

@article{Laudenslager1999APD,
  title={A Preliminary Description of Responses of Free-Ranging Rhesus Monkeys to Brief Capture Experiences: Behavior, Endocrine, Immune, and Health Relationships},
  author={Mark L Laudenslager and Kathlyn L. Rasmussen and Carol M. Berman and Alecia A. Lilly and Stephen J. Suomi},
  journal={Brain, Behavior, and Immunity},
  year={1999},
  volume={13},
  pages={124-137}
}
A cohort of free-ranging rhesus monkeys has been followed since birth in 1994 on the island of Cayo Santiago, Puerto Rico. At 3 years of age, subjects were trapped and blood samples were collected after capture and prior to release the following day. Blood samples were processed for natural cytotoxicity toward xenogeneic tumors, phenotyping, and plasma hormones. Intestinal parasites were determined from fresh stool samples collected during trapping. Data were also available from the previous… CONTINUE READING

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