Use of recombinant human thyroid-stimulating hormone for thyrotropin stimulation test in healthy, hypothyroid and euthyroid sick dogs.

@article{Daminet2007UseOR,
  title={Use of recombinant human thyroid-stimulating hormone for thyrotropin stimulation test in healthy, hypothyroid and euthyroid sick dogs.},
  author={Sylvie Daminet and Lyanne C Fifle and M. -J. Paradis and Luc Duchateau and Maxim Moreau},
  journal={The Canadian veterinary journal = La revue veterinaire canadienne},
  year={2007},
  volume={48 12},
  pages={1273-9}
}
Recombinant human thyroid-stimulating hormone (rhTSH) was evaluated for the diagnosis of canine hypothyroidism, using TSH response tests. Phase I stimulation tests were performed in 6 healthy dogs weighing over 20 kg, using 50 and then 100 microg of freshly reconstituted rhTSH administered intravenously. In phase II, the same dogs were stimulated by using… CONTINUE READING