Dec 1, 1975

Prostaglandins in pyometrial fluid from the cow, bitch and ferret

British Journal of Pharmacology
R B Heap

Abstract

1 Pyometra is a disorder of the uterus usually associated with bacterial infection plus obstruction. 2 Large quantities of fluid often collect in the uterus during this condition. 3 Pyometrial fluid obtained from three species was found to contain prostaglandin F2alpha, usually in large quantities. 4 Prostaglandin E2 was present in smaller quantities in five of the six samples. 5 These findings are discussed in relation to the known occurrence of prostaglandins in inflammatory fluid, and to the problem of infertility.

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Dog Diseases
Entire Uterus
Ferrets
Neoplasm of Uncertain or Unknown Behavior of Uterus
Uterus
Cross Reactions
Cattle Diseases
Prostaglandin E2 Measurement
Obstruction
Domestic Polecats

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