Analysis of salivary cortisol as an indicator of stress from venipuncture
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Analysis of salivary cortisol as an indicator of stress from venipuncture by Vassilis Vistakis

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Published by University of Surrey Roehampton in Roehampton .
Written in English


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Thesis (MSc)(Clinical Neuroscience and Immunology) - University of Surrey Roehampton, 2002.

Statementby Vassilis Vistakis.
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Open LibraryOL19463917M

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  Blood serum and plasma derived from venipuncture, as well as whole capillary blood derived from the fingertip and dried on filter paper (dried blood spot, DBS) have been used to determine total cortisol levels in the bloodstream. Cortisol levels in . Abstract. Salivary cortisol is frequently used as a biomarker of psychological stress. However, psychobiological mechanisms, which trigger the hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal axis . age and the cortisol in saliva. Saliva is used as a non-invasive diagnostic indicator for the changes in cortisol levels. Conclusion: Cortisol is an objective oral biomarker that can be used for evaluation of risky oral environment and its connection to the general psychological status of children. Key World: Cortisol, stress hormone, anxiety rate.   The objective of the present study was to assess the acute stress response to anthropogenic stressors in a group of common bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus). Salivary cortisol levels were analysed by enzyme immunoassay (EIA) in a day with noise and vibrations provoked by construction works and were compared with those from three previous Cited by: 4.

  Salivary cortisol as a biomarker in stress research. Hellhammer, D.H., Wüst, S., Kudielka, B.M. Psychoneuroendocrinology 34(2) (), Over the last decade the use of salivary cortisol as a biomarker for the study of stress and related diseases has become increasingly common. Researchers have found that salivary. The utility of measuring salivary cortisol has become increas-ingly appreciated since the early s. Salivary cortisol is a measure of active free cortisol and follows the diurnal rhythm of serum or plasma cortisol. The saliva sample may be collected by drooling or through the use of absorbent swabs which are placed into the mouth until Cited by:   Keywords: stress, cortisol, sIgA, salivary immunoglobulin A, biomarkers, salivary cortisol, stress hormone, HPA axis. Citation: Pritchard BT, Stanton W, Lord R, Petocz P and Pepping G-J () Factors Affecting Measurement of Salivary Cortisol and Secretory Immunoglobulin A in Field Studies of Athletes. by: 1. Salivary levels are about two-thirds that of serum. Measurements of salivary cortisol correlate with serum levels within the physiological range, but the ratio of serum to salivary free cortisol increases at higher levels. The correlation (r) between salivary free cor-tisol and urinary free cortisol is The measurement of salivary cortisol is.

Salivary Cortisol levels are unaffected by salivary flow rate and are relatively resistant to degradation from enzymes or freeze-thaw cycles (8,9). Studies consistently report high correlations between serum and saliva Cortisol, indicating that salivary Cortisol levels reliably estimate serum Cortisol . ing the effect of stress on the hormone secretion. The present quantitative study evaluates the use of salivary cortisol concentration as a biomarker of the stress level among casino employees in Bulgaria. This new data em-phasize the need to examine the circadian rhythm of cor-tisol in a casino environment. Keywords: salivary cortisol, casino. Cortisol concentration in blood serum is routinely used as a physiological marker of stress in animals. However, blood sampling is an invasive procedure and may itself be a stressor. jugular venipuncture in two vacutainer tubes (one tube containing EDTA for measuring neutrophils and another tube with no additive for collecting serum) at h on day 21 of each period. After collection, the serum was obtained by centrifugation (×g for 20min) and then placed in storage tubes and were used for cortisol analysis (RIA method).Cited by: