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What is the most common neotropical NHP used in biomedical research in the US?

Saimiri spp.


What are potential etiologies for squirrel monkey cardiomyopathy?

a. Trypanosoma cruzi b. Taurine deficiency c. Virus-mediated myocarditis


A recent publication demonstrates normative values for echocardiographic and electrocardiographs for Squirrel monkeys. In this study, male monkeys were found to have which differences when compared to females from the same study?

Longer PR intervals and higher R-wave amplitude