Accession Number:

ADA383790

Title:

Procedures and Equipment Used in Inhalation Studies on Small Animals

Descriptive Note:

Technical Progress rept.

Corporate Author:

LOVELACE FOUNDATION FOR MEDICAL EDUCATION AND RESEARCH ALBUQUERQUE NM

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1963-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

36.0

Abstract:

Procedures and equipment used in exposing small animals to aerosols of fission products are described. The exposure chamber with attached plethysmographs for monitoring the respiratory patterns is shown diagrammatically and the operational plan is set forth. Construction criteria for the plethysmographs are also included in detail. The descriptions concerning the animals include specifications on metabolism units and cleaning procedures, whole body counting and somewhat detailed sacrifice and necrotomy procedures.

Subject Categories:

  • Biology
  • Radioactivity, Radioactive Wastes and Fission Products

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE