Effects of a 1% hydrocortisone conditioner on hematologic and biochemical parameters, adrenal function testing, and cutaneous reactivity to histamine in normal and pruritic dogs.

@article{Thomas2000EffectsOA,
  title={Effects of a 1% hydrocortisone conditioner on hematologic and biochemical parameters, adrenal function testing, and cutaneous reactivity to histamine in normal and pruritic dogs.},
  author={Robert C Thomas and Dawn B Logas and Lisa A Radosta and Jean Harrison},
  journal={Veterinary therapeutics : research in applied veterinary medicine},
  year={2000},
  volume={1 1},
  pages={25-34}
}
The purpose of this double-blind study was to examine the effects of a 1% hydrocortisone, leave-on conditioner on hematologic and biochemical parameters, adrenal function tests, and cutaneous reaction to serial dilutions of histamine phosphate in healthy dogs and those with pruritic dermatitis. Groups 1 and 2 each consisted of eight healthy dogs. Seven pruritic dogs comprised Group 3. All dogs were bathed twice weekly for 6 weeks. Groups 1 and 3 had 1% hydrocortisone conditioner applied after… CONTINUE READING