Diagnosing Pituitary Pars Intermedia Dysfunction

Unfortunately, no perfect PPID test (one that is 100% accurate with a single-sample test) yet exists. At the 2006 AAEP Convention, Harold Schott, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM, professor of large animal clinical sciences at Michigan State University, noted that 11 tests are possible, from simple evaluation of clinical signs ("over-the-fence" diagnosis of hirsutism) to various measures of hormone

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