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Biomedical research

Vet Assistant course

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What is biomedical research? Area of science that investigates the biological process and the causes of disease.
In vitro In the glass
Ex vivo Out of the living
In vivo In the living
pig contributions plastic and reconstructive surgery, cardiovascular research, organ transplant techniques.
sheep contributions pregnancy research, fetal alcohol syndrome, vaccines for anthrax, joint reconstruction.
horse contributions Diphtheria, tetanus (lockjaw)
chinchilla contribution hearing, vaccine for cholera, sleep research
ferret contribution influenza virus, reproductive research, canine distemper, toxicology research
cow contribution smallpox vaccine, organ transplant techniques
armadillos contribution leprosy
chicken contribution tuberculosis, pneumonia, leukemia
The three R's replace (the use of animals whenever possible), reduce (the number of animals), refine ( test and experiment to cause animals the least distress)
Created by: anavarro