Assessment of cytologic evaluation of preputial epithelial cells as a diagnostic test for detection of adrenocortical disease in castrated ferrets.

TitleAssessment of cytologic evaluation of preputial epithelial cells as a diagnostic test for detection of adrenocortical disease in castrated ferrets.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2009
AuthorsProtain HJ, Kutzler MA, Valentine BA
JournalAmerican journal of veterinary research
Volume70
Issue5
Pagination619-23
Date Published2009 May
ISSN0002-9645
KeywordsAdrenal Cortex Diseases, Animals, Epithelial Cells, Ferrets, Male, Orchiectomy, Predictive Value of Tests, Steroids
Abstract

To determine whether results of cytologic evaluation of preputial epithelial cells correspond to results of a serum endocrine hormone assay and clinical signs associated with adrenocortical disease in castrated ferrets.

DOI10.1111/j.1365-3164.2011.00980.x
Alternate JournalAm. J. Vet. Res.