Unit

UNIT 1.6 Parenteral Injections

  1. John Donovan1,
  2. Patricia Brown2

Published Online: 1 JUL 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0471142735.im0106s73

Current Protocols in Immunology

Current Protocols in Immunology

How to Cite

Donovan, J. and Brown, P. 2006. Parenteral Injections. Current Protocols in Immunology. 73:II:1.6:1.6.1–1.6.10.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Wyeth Research, Collegeville, Pennsylvania

  2. 2

    National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JUL 2006
  2. Published Print: JUN 2006

Abstract

This unit describes the techniques for the following routes of injection for mice, rats, hamsters and rabbits: intramuscular, intradermal, subcutaneous, intravenous, intraperitoneal, footpad, and intrathymic. Guidelines are also given regarding injection volumes and temperatures, and the use of proper restraints.