Technical considerations and precautions in in situ bronchoalveolar lavage and alveolar infiltrating cells isolation in rats.

  • Wajhul Qamar
  • Published 2015 in Toxicology mechanisms and methods

Abstract

OBJECTIVE Bronchoalveolar lavage fluid (BALF) is an important tool in experimental toxicology and pharmacology. A number of researchers have utilized BAL in studies involving rodents. However, the detailed procedure of performing BAL in rodents has rarely been reported. In the present article, in situ BAL in rats has been described with technical points… (More)
DOI: 10.3109/15376516.2015.1056396

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