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Procedures of Necropsy and Tissue Sampling

  • Laurence Fiette
  • Mohamed SlaouiEmail author
  • Anne-Laure Bauchet
Protocol
Part of the Methods in Molecular Biology book series (MIMB, volume 1641)

Abstract

Necropsy is a major step of most studies using laboratory animals. During necropsy, tissue and organ noticeable grossly changes should be recorded and critical tissue samples may be stored for the subsequent evaluation. It is therefore important that the personnel in charge of this key experimental step to be adequately trained and aware of the study endpoints.

Key words

Necropsy Histology Histopathology Macroscopy Sampling Rodents Mouse Rat 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Laurence Fiette
    • 1
  • Mohamed Slaoui
    • 2
    Email author
  • Anne-Laure Bauchet
    • 3
  1. 1.IMMRParisFrance
  2. 2.Preclinical SafetySanofi R&DVitry-sur-SeineFrance
  3. 3.Translational Medicine and Early Development, Biomarkers and Clinical BioanalysesSanofi R&DVitry-sur-SeineFrance

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