ANIMALS Mean ( ± SEM) glucocorticoid concentrations (ng/g feces)
Before ACTH or saline injection After ACTH or saline injection Peak1
Control F4 37.8 ± 51.3 (5) 28.6 ± 22.6 (5) 61.9(1)
Female F5 66.6 ± 57.2 (8) 164.0 ± 83.2 (4) 3055.7 (1)
Male M1 63.9 ± 66.9 (8) 46.2 ± 11.2 (4) 681.5 (1)
Male M2 123.0 ± 122.2 (8) 55.99 ± 30.5 (5) 1178.4 (1)
1Peak concentrations occurred on Day 9.
2Numbers in parentheses refer to number of fecal samples.
Table 1: Mean ± SEM fecal glucocorticoids concentrations (ng/g feces) before (days 1-8) and after (days 10-14) an ACTH or saline challenge in crab-eating fox males and females.