Evaluation of the Cortisol‐to‐ACTH Ratio in Dogs with Hypoadrenocorticism, Dogs with Diseases Mimicking Hypoadrenocorticism and in Healthy Dogs

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BACKGROUND The adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) stimulation test is the gold standard for diagnosing hypoadrenocorticism (HA) in dogs. However, problems with the availability of synthetic ACTH (tetracosactrin/cosyntropin) and increased costs have prompted the need for alternative methods. OBJECTIVES To prospectively evaluate the cortisol-to-ACTH ratio… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/jvim.13593

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@inproceedings{Boretti2015EvaluationOT, title={Evaluation of the Cortisol‐to‐ACTH Ratio in Dogs with Hypoadrenocorticism, Dogs with Diseases Mimicking Hypoadrenocorticism and in Healthy Dogs}, author={F S Boretti and F. Meyer and W A Burkhardt and Barbara Riond and R. Hofmann‐Lehmann and C. E. Reusch and N. S. Sieber‐Ruckstuhl}, booktitle={Journal of veterinary internal medicine}, year={2015} }