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Excretion of corticosteroids in urine and faeces of hares (A*: part of project: Metabolism, excretion and measurement of glucocorticoid metabolites)

Enhanced production of glucocorticoids is found after stress and these steroids are metabo-lised in the liver and excreted via urine and faeces. As it is not feasible to take blood samples of free ranging animals without imposing additional stress to
Coordination for vetmeduni vienna
Palme Rupert
Hochschuljubiläumsstiftung der Stadt Wien
Type of Research
Basic research
Vetmed Research Units
Research Institute of Wildlife Ecology
Projekt partner
Ludwig Boltzmann Institut für Veterinärmedizinische Endokrinologie, Veterinärplatz 1, A Wien, Austria
Funded by
Stadt Wien, Rathausstraße 14-16, 1082 Wien, Austria

Kalusch, E; Hackländer, K; Möstl, E; Arnold, W (2002): Non-invasive assessment of stress: What about faecal age?. 76. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Säugetierkunde, Bayreuth, Germany, Germany, SEP 22-26, 2002. Mammalian Biology (67), Suppl. 20-20.

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