Metabolic Counters

Feb 01, 2004
By staff

Columbus Instruments introduces the Oxymax ER neonatal and small animal indirect calorimeter. Metabolic diseases and disorders have been monitored in full grown animal models for a number of years, however, indirect calorimeters currently on the market lack the sensitivity and accuracy to measure VO2/VCO2 and respiratory quotient in animal neonatal subjects, the company says. Using the patented modified closed-loop detection method, the Oxymax ER achieves far greater results for these specialized subjects, the company adds.

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