publication . Article . Other literature type . 2017

INDUÇÃO DE OVULAÇÃO COM SWAB VAGINAL EM GATAS DOMÉSTICAS E SEUS EFEITOS SOBRE A MORFOLOGIA UTERINA

Maíra Corona da Silva; Sandra Cristina Becker Silva; Fabiana Lessa Silva; Paola Pereira das Neves Snoeck;
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  • Published: 23 Oct 2017 Journal: Ciência Animal Brasileira, volume 18 (eissn: 1809-6891, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: FapUNIFESP (SciELO)
Abstract
Abstract A neuroendocrine reflex attributed to the mechanical stimulation of sensory receptors during copulation induces ovulation in cats. This stimulation can be simulated with a vaginal swab, triggering pseudopregnancy. The efficiency of ovulation induction with swab was evaluated in order to establish a natural contraceptive treatment for domestic cats as well as to analyze the effect on uterus of the repeated use of this technique. At the first phase of the study, 12 animals were evaluated in three consecutive estrous cycles. In the first cycle (T1), vaginal swab stimulation was applied. In the second cycle (T2), a vasectomized male was used. In the third c...
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free text keywords: contraceptivo, estro, felinos, ovulação, contraceptive, feline, oestrus, Estrous cycle, CATS, Reflex, Gynecology, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Uterus, medicine.anatomical_structure, Biology, Andrology, Ovulation, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Stimulation, Ovulation induction, medicine.medical_treatment, Progesterone serum
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