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Table 1 Serum concentrations (mean ± SD) of stress hormones in healthy donkeys before and after transportation

From: Effects of long-distance transportation on blood constituents and composition of the nasal microbiota in healthy donkeys

Hormone traits Before transport 95% CI After transport 95% CI
Cor (ng/ml) 68.0 ± 3.00 62.7–71.7 92.3 ± 2.90* 87.7–96.9
ACTH (pg/ml) 163.8 ± 31.88 109.8–245.0 315.8 ± 27.9 ** 255.0-351.0
HSP90 (ng/ml) 9.79 ± 1.62 7.12–11.9 13.7 ± 1.14* 12.4–14.5
  1. Cor Cortisol; ACTH Adrenocorticotrophic; HSP90 Heat shock protein; CI Confidence interval. * denotes p < 0.05; ** denotes p < 0.01