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Sampling small quantities of blood from microbats

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Smith, C., de Jong, C. and Field, H. (2010) Sampling small quantities of blood from microbats. Acta Chiropterologica, 12 (1). pp. 255-258. ISSN 1508-1109

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Article Link(s): http://dx.doi.org/10.3161/150811010x504752

Abstract

Sampling blood from bats can be valuable Tor a range of studies including antibody detection Tor disease surveillance (Young et al., 1996; Johara et al., 2001; Li et al., 2005), analysis of blood biochemistry (McLaughlin et al., 2007) and populations genetics (Cardinal and Christidis, 2000; Appleton et al., 2004). However, sampling sufficient volumes oT blood, plasma or serum to satisfy a study's requirements from microbats can be challenging.

Item Type:Article
Business groups:Biosecurity Queensland
Keywords:bats bleeding blood mammals plasma sampling serum bats eptesicus-fuscus miniopterus-schreibersii bleeding small survival chiroptera anesthesia impacts mammals Zoology
Subjects:Animal culture
Animal culture > Small animal culture
Veterinary medicine
Veterinary medicine > Veterinary microbiology
Veterinary medicine > Veterinary virology
Veterinary medicine > Communicable diseases of animals (General)
Deposited On:17 Jan 2023 01:51
Last Modified:17 Jan 2023 01:51

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