Accession Number : AD0645448

Title :   HEMATOLOGICAL DATA ON THE SOOTY MANGABEY MONKEY (CERCOCEBUS TORQUATES ATYS),

Corporate Author : ARMY MEDICAL RESEARCH LAB FORT KNOX KY

Personal Author(s) : Ross,Martin A. ; Sheldon,Winslow G.

Report Date : 12 SEP 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 26

Abstract : The average hematologic values of the species reported show some variations from the values for other species reported in the literature. In particular, the total RBC counts appear to be somewhat lower while hemoglobin and packed cell volumes are somewhat higher than in other species. The differential counts show a marked prevalence of lymphocytes as opposed to neutrophils being present in a ratio of about 3 to 1, whereas in other species the ratios range from 1 to 1 to 2 to 1. The sooty mangabey, an Old World species of subhuman primate, seem to be suitable animals for many research programs as they are reasonably available, relatively inexpensive, and are no more difficult to maintain than other varieties. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*MONKEYS, *HEMATOLOGY), BLOOD COUNTS, BLOOD CHEMISTRY, ERYTHROCYTES, LEUKOCYTES

Subject Categories : Anatomy and Physiology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE