Accession Number:

AD0488893

Title:

TECHNIQUE FOR OBTAINING GERMFREE GUINEA PIGS BY HYSTERECTOMY.

Descriptive Note:

Technical memo. Sep 65-Jul 66,

Corporate Author:

EDGEWOOD ARSENAL ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1966-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

11.0

Abstract:

This paper describes a method that can be used as the first step in obtaining a germfree or defined flora guinea pig colony. The procedure consists of selection of gravid females, preparation for surgery, surgery, transfer of young to a sterile isolator, and resuscitation of the young. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Medicine

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE