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From: "Karen McCabe"
Date: 2008-07-30 19:01:47 UTC
Subject: [ferrethealth] Re: Hair loss on tail.

I would suggest you have the adrenal panel run. Here's the info you'll

Adrenal Panel for Ferrets - Test for adrenocortical disease in ferrets.

Collect baseline serum sample (0.5 ml). Centrifuge samples as soon as
possible, separate and freeze.

Ship frozen samples preferably in styrofoam container, next day
delivery, on Monday - Thursday with 1-2 cool-packs (add insulating
materials [peanuts; paper], and seal styrofoam seams with tape).

The following hormones will be assayed: Estradiol, Androstenedione and
17-hydroxyprogesterone. The assay is run each week.

UTCVM Clinical Endocrinology Service
Department of Comparative Medicine, Rm A105
A-105, Veterinary Medical Building
2407 River Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996-4543

Tel: (865) 974-5638
FAX: (865) 974-5640

Karen McCabe


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