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- Blood collection and administration of fluids and drugs (mouse) (IACUC, University of Iowa)
Guidelines and description of procedures for collecting blood and administration of drugs
Added: Sun Feb 08 2009, Hits: 2564, Reviews: 0
- Methods of Blood Collection in the Mouse (Janet Hoff, LVT, RLATG, Lab Animal 2000;29(10))
This article describes various techniques for collecting blood from mouse with photos and illustrations.
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- Methods of Blood Collection in the Mouse (Laboratory Animal Welfare Training Exchange)
The following techniques are
• Blood collection not requiring anesthesia:
–Dorsal pedal vein
• Blood collection requiring anesthesia:
• Terminal procedures:
–Posterior vena cava
Added: Sat Nov 27 2010, Hits: 1355, Reviews: 0
- Retro-orbital Bleeding of Small Laboratory Animals (Yale University Institutional Animal Care & Use Committee)
A sufficient quantity of blood can be collected from small laboratory animals by puncturing the orbital venous plexus in rats or the orbital venous sinus in mice. Blood can be sampled repeatedly from this site without causing blindness or permanent damage to the eye.
Added: Sat Feb 07 2009, Hits: 1483, Reviews: 0
Bleeding and intravenous techniques in pigs
(Tore Framstad, et al. Norwegian School of Veterinary Science)
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Drawing Blood from Rats through the Saphenous Vein and by Cardiac Puncture
Cardiac puncture allows the collection of large amounts of blood from a single animal (up to 10 ml of blood can be drawn from a 150 g rat). This technique is therefore very useful as a terminal procedure when drawing blood from the saphenous would not provide a large enough sample.
Added: Sat Apr 23 2011, Hits: 459, Reviews: 0
How to collect blood sample from a mouse
Three methods are described including tail bleeding, Retroorbital sinus puncture and Cardiac puncture.
Added: Sat Dec 11 2010, Hits: 874, Reviews: 0