Progestagen, oestrone sulphate and cortisol concentrations in pregnant mares during medical and surgical disease.

@article{Santschi1991ProgestagenOS,
  title={Progestagen, oestrone sulphate and cortisol concentrations in pregnant mares during medical and surgical disease.},
  author={Elizabeth M. Santschi and Michelle M Leblanc and Patricia G. Weston},
  journal={Journal of reproduction and fertility. Supplement},
  year={1991},
  volume={44},
  pages={627-34}
}
Plasma cortisol, oestrone sulphate and progestagens were measured in 22 stressed pregnant mares (gestation length 17-336 days) as indicators of fetal viability. Mares were bled every 12 h from time of admission, and plasma was stored at -70 degrees C until assayed. Four normal mares were bled twice weekly from Day 270 to parturition to provide baseline endocrine data. Cortisol and progestagen concentrations were measured by radioimmunoassay and oestrone sulphate was measured by enzyme… CONTINUE READING

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