Comparison of the measurement of plasma testosterone and plasma oestrogens for the diagnosis of cryptorchidism in the horse.

@article{Cox1986ComparisonOT,
  title={Comparison of the measurement of plasma testosterone and plasma oestrogens for the diagnosis of cryptorchidism in the horse.},
  author={John E. Cox and P H Redhead and Frank Dawson},
  journal={Equine veterinary journal},
  year={1986},
  volume={18 3},
  pages={179-82}
}
The results of performing 1720 blood tests for equine cryptorchidism are described. Using the paired sample human chorionic gonadotrophin (hCG) stimulation test and measuring testosterone, 6.7 per cent of tests did not give a clear result. If only the testosterone concentration in the pre-hCG blood sample was used, this percentage rose to 14 per cent. The… CONTINUE READING