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Examining the myth that rodents do not get post-operative infection

Why the theory may have arisen.

There are two possible reasons that would explain why numerous research personnel working with rodents hold this opinion, either post-operative infection does not occur in these species or there is a failure to diagnose it when it does occur. It is important that we consider these two possibilities and weigh up the evidence.


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Updated on 2nd September 2020

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