Regurgitation and choke in rats.

  title={Regurgitation and choke in rats.},
  author={Lynette Will and Joel R. Leininger and Kelley J. Donham},
  journal={Laboratory animal science},
  volume={29 3},
Male and female F344 rats choked on fecal pellets and regurgitant during the course of two long-term experiments. Each study involved feeding standard and high bulk diets containing 10% wood cellulose or 10% chrysotile asbestos fiber. Choke deaths occurred at all stages of the experiments. A total of 36 of 774 (4.6%) rats in the two studies died of choke… CONTINUE READING