Serum corticosterone response to adrenocorticotropic hormone stimulation in Florida sandhill cranes.

@article{Ludders1998SerumCR,
  title={Serum corticosterone response to adrenocorticotropic hormone stimulation in Florida sandhill cranes.},
  author={John W Ludders and Julia A Langenberg and Nancy M. Czekala and H. N. Erb and Heather McCormick},
  journal={Journal of wildlife diseases},
  year={1998},
  volume={34 4},
  pages={715-21}
}
Florida sandhill cranes (Grus canadensis pratensis) were conditioned to confinement in an enclosure for 7 days, 6 hr a day. On day 8, cranes were catheterized and then confined in an enclosure. Venous blood (2 ml) was collected through the catheter and an attached IV line immediately before (-60 min) and 60 min after (0 min) confinement. Using a randomization table and a restricted cross-over experimental design, cranes were injected intravenously with either saline (control) or… CONTINUE READING

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