Alterations in testicular function after endotoxin injection in the boar.

@article{Wallgren1993AlterationsIT,
  title={Alterations in testicular function after endotoxin injection in the boar.},
  author={Margareta Wallgren and Hans Kindahl and Heriberto Rodriguez-Martinez},
  journal={International journal of andrology},
  year={1993},
  volume={16 3},
  pages={235-43}
}
Twelve mature boars were injected intravenously with endotoxin from Salmonella typhimurium. Blood plasma was analysed for 15-ketodihydro-PGF2 alpha, LH and testosterone. The boars were castrated at various times after endotoxin administration and the testes examined by light and electron microscopy. The levels of 15-ketodihydro-PGF2 alpha and LH rose immediately after endotoxin injection followed by an increase in testosterone levels, and in five boars a second increase in LH levels was… CONTINUE READING