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IVRS Non-Surgical Services

Non- Surgical services we provided include but not limited to:

Rodent blood collection: submandibular (facial), sublingual, saphenous, tail vein, retro-orbital.  Also blood collection from non-rodent species

Routine substance administration: peroral gavage (PO), Intra-peritoneal (IP), subcutaneous (SC), intramuscular (IM), intravenous (IV)

Advanced substance administration: intrathecal (IT), intranasal (IN), intra-orbital (IO), Intraventricular (ICV), intra-mammary gland, intra-cardiac injections

Advanced techniques: cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) tap, Impactor weight-drop TBI model

Terminal procedure support: euthanasia, microbial sampling, organ weights and harvesting, terminal blood collections, including cardiac puncture

Non-invasive blood pressure measurement: Using mouse or rat tail

In-house complete blood analysis (CBC) for multiple species


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