Lingual Vein Injection in the Rat

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Science  12 Apr 1963:
Vol. 140, Issue 3563, pp. 195
DOI: 10.1126/science.140.3563.195


The difficulties encountered with repeated intravenous injections in rodents limit many experiments. A method is described which employs the lingual veins of anesthetized rats and which allows for repeated intravenous administration of fluids and cells in young rats and hamsters.