A Comparison of Methods of Preparing Porcine Skin for Bioassay of Thermal Injury
ARMY AEROMEDICAL RESEARCH LAB FORT RUCKER AL
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Clipping, shaving, and depilation methods of hair removal were evaluated on porcine skin in preparation for its use as a bioassay substrate for thermal injury. Each method provides distinct advantages and disadvantages. Criteria for selecting the proper methodology are identified for a bioassay substrate for thermal injury studies.
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