Modification to the RITARD surgical model.


The Removable Intestinal Tie-Adult Rabbit Diarrhea (RITARD) procedure is the surgical model of choice for studying pathogenesis of diarrheas of Campylobacter, Escherichia coli, and Aeromonas origin. Other than nonhuman primates, the RITARD rabbit is the only model that closely resembles human infection. Classically, the RITARD model is created by isolating… (More)


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