The most humane method of drawing blood from lab animals
For Use on Mice
Taking Facial Vein and Submandibular Blood Samples from Mice
Safe, Won’t hurt the animal.
Easy to use & works every time.
Consistent amounts of blood each test.
Rapid collection & blood flow stops in seconds.
Quick Recovery - The animal is not affected
Allows multiple tests of the same animal
Fast, sterile, individually wrapped, & ready for use.
Disposable. No cross contamination.
Humane! Similar lancets are used on humans.
Inexpensive. Reduce research costs.
With the Goldenrod Animal Lancet you can now take multiple blood samples from small animals in the same day and never lose or hurt an animal. Speed up the blood collecting process with this specially designed sterile disposable blood lancet that is inexpensive, easy, fast to use and humane. Available in seven point lengths for various size animals and blood volumes required. Easily draw one or two drops to a 1/2 mil.
The Facial Vein and the Submandibular Vein meet at the rear end of the Mandibular Bone, providing a convenient and consistent source of blood
TAKING BLOOD SAMPLES FROM MICE
- All Ages- For 1 or 2 drops - 3mm point
- 2 to 8 weeks old - 4mm point
- 2 to 6 months old - 5mm point
- Over 6 months old - 5.5mm point
*ALWAYS USE THE SHORTEST POINT LENGTH TO DRAW THE AMOUNT OF BLOOD YOU NEED. BE CAREFUL WHEN DOING MULTIPLE BLEEDINGS IN ONE DAY, OR DAILY BLEEDINGS, THAT THE VOLUME OF BLOOD HARVESTED DOES NOT EXCEED THE PHS GUIDELINES ON TOTAL VOLUME RECOMMENDED FOR THAT SIZE ANIMAL’S SAFETY AND HEALTH.
To Learn more about using Medipoint’s Goldenrod Animal Lancets on mice view the video above or see the instructions below
1. CHOOSE THE PROPER LANCET POINT LENGTH FROM THE CHART ABOVE, CORRESPONDING TO THE AGE OF YOUR MOUSE.
2. OPEN THE LANCET WRAPPER AND PREPARE A COLLECTION VIAL.
Be careful not to touch the sterile point.
3. HOLD THE ANIMAL SECURELY
4. LOCATE THE BACK OF THE JAW BONE.
The puncture location is a vascular bundle located just above the rear of the jawbone, providing a convenient and consistent source of blood.
5. PIERCE THE ANIMAL & QUICKLY WITHDRAW THE LANCET. COLLECT THE SAMPLE.
You can stop the blood flow at any time by applying a compress to the puncture site.