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A Route for Intravenous Injection in the Albino Rat

Naturevolume 180page709 (1957) | Download Citation

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Drs. Everett and Sawyer1 claim to have found that the small saphenous vein on the foot of the rat is far more satisfactory than the more commonly used tail vein for intravenous injection.

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  1. 1

    Sawyer, C. H., and Everett, J. W., Nature, 178, 268 (1956).

  2. 2

    Pearce, K. A., Proc. J. Physiol., 135, No. 2 (1957).

  3. 3

    Greene, E. C., “The Anatomy of the Rat”.

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  1. Medical Division, Chemical Defence Experimental Establishment, Porton Down, Salisbury, Wilts

    • KENNETH A. PEARCE

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