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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of necropsy.


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  • It is being necropsied to determine cause of death.

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  • When monkeys died, they were necropsied and the causes of death established.

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  • No statistical data on the pathological signs of HEV infection in the liver can be reported because liver biopsies were not performed and no rabbits were regularly necropsied during the entire study.

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  • However, only few rabbits were necropsied at non-planned time points, a larger number of animals with higher infectious dose and planned optimal necropsy schedule are needed to definitively characterize the hepatic lesions associated with rabbit HEV infection in rabbits.

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  • In fact, there was no animal necropsied at planned time because the number of rabbits for each group was limited.

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  • Some rabbits that showed elevated ALT levels when they were necropsied at the end of the study or died due accidentally and all control rabbits were investigated for liver pathology.

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  • Thus only a few rabbits were necropsied randomly following accidental death during the study or at the end of the study, and samples of liver were collected.

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  • Winchester necropsied two, seven to eight week-old pigs from a large breeding herd which had a history of weight loss and poor body condition.

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  • Winchester necropsied a weaner gilt that had been purchased approximately three weeks previously.

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  • Any animal that shows signs of a flu-like illness is euthanized, necropsied and tested for flu at one of a dozen or more labs equipped to identify the new virus.

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