Review of CO₂ as a Euthanasia Agent for Laboratory Rats and Mice.
J Am Assoc Lab Anim Sci 2017 Sep 1; 56(5):491-499.
Selecting an appropriate, effective euthanasia agent is controversial. Several recent publications provide clarity on the use of CO2 in laboratory rats and mice. This review examines previous studies on CO2 euthanasia and presents the current body of knowledge on the subject. Potential areas for further investigation and recommendations are provided. J Am Assoc Lab Anim Sci 2017 Sep 1; 56(5):491-499.
Boivin, Gregory P; Hickman, Debra L; Creamer-Hente, Michelle A; Pritchett-Corning, Kathleen R; and Bratcher, Natalie A, "Review of CO₂ as a Euthanasia Agent for Laboratory Rats and Mice." (2017). Faculty Research 2017. 204.