Accession Number:

ADA001684

Title:

A Comparison of Methods of Preparing Porcine Skin for Bioassay of Thermal Injury

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY AEROMEDICAL RESEARCH LAB FORT RUCKER AL

Report Date:

1973-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

21.0

Abstract:

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE