Juan José Franco

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A new method of sampling based on the extraction of blood from the cavernous sinus of the dura mater has been assessed in hunted wild boar. Blood from 139 animals was obtained by two different extraction methods: the harvesting from thoracic cavity (TC) and intracavernous venipuncture (IV). Sera obtained by the IV method had higher volume (mean 2.85 vs 1.85(More)
A comparative study was carried out to assess the usefulness of the blood extraction method by endocranial venous sinuses (EVS) puncture in hunted wild ruminants. Blood samples from 245 ruminants, including 76 red deer, 89 fallow deer, and 59 European mouflon, were taken from thoracic cavity (TC), and from 21 Pyrenean chamois by intracardiac (IC) puncture.(More)
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