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Table 1 Chemical analysis of DXM residues (>CCα) from liver and urine samples collected at the slaughterhouse

From: Evaluation of thymus morphology and serum cortisol concentration as indirect biomarkers to detect low-dose dexamethasone illegal treatment in beef cattle

Sample Number of positive animals (mean value ± Standard deviation)
Group A Group B Group C
Liver [μg/kg] 0/18 16/16 (2.35 ± 1.81) 2/8 (0.28 ± 0.03)
Urine [μg/L] 0/18 7/16 (0.33 ± 0.09) 0/8