Equine Stimulation

VETERINARIANS ARE USING HISTRELIN OR GnRH AS AN HCG SUBSTITUTE FOR:

Ovarian Tumor Screens
Granulosa Cell Tumor Screens
Cryptorchid Screens
Stallion Management
To Stimulate Testicular Descent in Cryptorchids
Ovulation Induction in Mares

Histrelin and GnRh are both available with a prescription from BET Pharm: Click here!

PROTOCOL USING HISTRELIN OR GnRH
SAMPLES HORMONES TO ASSAY
BASELINETOTAL ESTROGENS, TESTOSTERONE
ADMINISTER 500 ug GnRH IM or 50 ug Histrelin IM*
2 HOURSTOTAL ESTROGENS, TESTOSTERONE
4 HOURSTOTAL ESTROGENS, TESTOSTERONE
24 HOURSTOTAL ESTROGENS, TESTOSTERONE
**If not pending litigation, measuring testosterone only is sufficient
*HISTRELIN AND GNRH AVAILABLE AT BET PHARM…
PROTOCOL USING HISTRELIN OR GnRH
SAMPLES HORMONES TO ASSAY
BASELINEPROGESTERONE, TOTAL ESTROGENS, TESTOSTERONE
ADMINISTER 500 ug GnRH IM or 50 ug Histrelin IM*
2 HOURSTOTAL ESTROGENS, TESTOSTERONE
4 HOURSTOTAL ESTROGENS, TESTOSTERONE
*HISTRELIN AND GNRH AVAILABLE AT BET PHARM…
PROTOCOL USING HCG
SAMPLES HORMONES TO ASSAY
BASELINEPROGESTERONE, TOTAL ESTROGENS, TESTOSTERONE
ADMINISTER 6000- 10,000 I.U.HCG IM OR IV
1 HOUR POST HISTRELINTOTAL ESTROGENS, TESTOSTERONE
2 HOURS POST HISTRELINTOTAL ESTROGENS, TESTOSTERONE
**If not pending litigation, measuring testosterone only is sufficient

~ A single random sample assaying Testosterone has very little value due to wide fluctuations.

~ The recommended protocol to analyze testicular production of Testosterone involves a stimulation utilizing GnRH or hCG.

~ If not pending litigation, measuring Testosterone only on all four samples is sufficient.

PROTOCOL USING HCG
SAMPLES HORMONES TO ASSAY
BASELINETOTAL ESTROGENS, TESTOSTERONE
ADMINISTER 6000-10,000 I.U. HCG IM OR IV
1 HOUR POST HISTRELINTOTAL ESTROGENS, TESTOSTERONE
2 HOURS POST HISTRELINTOTAL ESTROGENS, TESTOSTERONE
24 HOURS POST HISTRELIN
**If not pending litigation, measuring testosterone only is sufficient