Errors related to different techniques of intraperitoneal injection in mice

Appl Microbiol. 1970 Apr;19(4):704-5. doi: 10.1128/am.19.4.704-705.1970.


We found a 12% error in the placement of intraperitoneal injections of mice with the one-man procedure of injection. With a two-man procedure, the incidence of error was consistently reduced to 1.2%.

Publication types

  • Comparative Study

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Animals, Laboratory
  • Female
  • Injections, Intraperitoneal / standards*
  • Ink
  • Male
  • Methods
  • Mice*