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RE: Blood Collection in Snakes

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Posted by: island_doc at Sun Oct 11 11:06:39 2009  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by island_doc ]  
   

Snakes have a ventral coccygeal vein that can be used to administer medications or to draw blood. depending on the size of the snakes and frequency of blood draws you may be able to use that. Another option is to perform cardiocentesis (get blood from the heart).
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Michael McFadden, M.S., D.V.M.


   

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