Comparison of bronchoalveolar lavage fluid obtained by manual aspiration with a handheld syringe with that obtained by automated suction pump aspiration from healthy dogs.

@article{Woods2014ComparisonOB,
  title={Comparison of bronchoalveolar lavage fluid obtained by manual aspiration with a handheld syringe with that obtained by automated suction pump aspiration from healthy dogs.},
  author={Katharine Sarah Woods and Alice M N Defarges and ANTHONY C. G. Abrams-Ogg and Howard Dobson and Brigitte A. Brisson and Laurent Viel and Dorothee Bienzle},
  journal={American journal of veterinary research},
  year={2014},
  volume={75 1},
  pages={85-90}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) fluid obtained by manual aspiration (MA) with a handheld syringe with that obtained by suction pump aspiration (SPA) in healthy dogs. ANIMALS 13 adult Beagles. PROCEDURES Each dog was anesthetized and bronchoscopic BAL was performed. The MA technique was accomplished with a 35-mL syringe attached to the bronchoscope biopsy channel. The SPA technique was achieved with negative pressure (5 kPa) applied to the bronchoscope suction valve with a… CONTINUE READING
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