Mouse

Techniques for taking blood samples from laboratory mice:

mouse decision tree

Surgical techniques:

Click here for information on blood vessel cannulation in the mouseClick here for information on tail snip blood sampling in the mouse

Non-surgical techniques:

Click here for information on tail vessel microsampling in the mouseClick here for information on tail vein blood sampling in the mouseClick here for information on saphenous vein blood sampling in the mouseClick here for information on retro-orbital blood sampling techniques in the mouse

Terminal techniques:

Click here for information on retro-orbital blood sampling techniques in the mouseClick here for information on abdominal/thoracic blood vessel blood sampling in the mouseClick here for information on cardiac puncture blood sampling in the mouseClick here for information on schedule 1 stunning and decapitation in the mouseClick here for information on decapitation blood sampling techniques in the mouse