Nonendoscopic Percutaneous Gastrostomy Tubes in Ferrets

Keith Benson, Anthony Carr, Howard Steinberg, Joanne R Paul-Murphy

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Ferrets are important animal models that have been used to study influenza and other viral diseases. The authors discuss a modified technique that allows placement of gastrostomy tubes without the use of an endoscope, which are generally too large for use in ferrets.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)44-46
Number of pages3
JournalLab Animal
Issue number7
StatePublished - Jul 2000
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • veterinary(all)

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    Benson, K., Carr, A., Steinberg, H., & Paul-Murphy, J. R. (2000). Nonendoscopic Percutaneous Gastrostomy Tubes in Ferrets. Lab Animal, 29(7), 44-46.