Stéhanie Faubert

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Chloral hydrate (CH) is used as an anaesthetic agent in laboratory rats. Side effects occurring with high concentrations have mainly occurred in abdominal organs. The objective of the present study was to minimize these side effects following intraperitoneal administration of CH using lower concentrations. Animals were evaluated using different procedures(More)
Aggression within caged groups of unfamiliar male mice can be a serious welfare problem for maintaining mice in the laboratory. At our Center, two observation periods were set aside daily in order to identify, according to previously described behaviors, dominant mice and separate these when indicated. By reducing or eliminating the number of aggressive(More)
CONTEXT When a urinary tract infection is suspected, it is recommended to capture a midstream sample of urine for analysis, but this strategy is difficult to apply before successful toilet training. A cutaneous stimulation technique has been reported to be effective in provoking micturition in newborns. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the feasibility and the(More)
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