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The low-dose dexamethasone suppression (LDDS) test is commonly used as a screening test for hyperadrenocorticism in dogs, and, in some cases, the results can be used to distinguish pituitary-dependent hyperadrenocorticism (PDH) from adrenal-dependent hyperadrenocorticism (ADH), or an adrenal tumor. - read more
It has been shown that the LDDS is more sensitive with fewer false negatives, but less specific with more false positives than the ACTH stimulation test in dogs with significant non-adrenal illness, especially liver disease. - read more
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