Uterine Infusion

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Infusion of the uterus is most commonly performed to deposit semen into the uterus of the mare as part of an artificial insemination program. In addition, it may be used for the instillation of antibiotics, n-acetylcysteine, Tris-EDTA, dimethyl sulfoxide (DMSO), or other drugs or compounds. Infusion may be performed with a pipette and syringe or may utilize extension tubing between a pipette and a small bag of fluids. This chapter summarizes the step by step procedure for infusion of the uterus with illustrations, and lists equipment and supplies needed. It discusses necessary condition for the infusion of the uterus.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEquine Reproductive Procedures
Number of pages3
ISBN (Electronic)9781118904398
ISBN (Print)9780470960394
StatePublished - Aug 25 2014


  • Pipette
  • Syringe
  • Uterine infusion


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