Dunkin Hartley Pig



The Guinea Pig, Cavia porcellus, is a mammal of the order Rodentia, sub-order Hystricomorpha and family Caviidae.


The Dunkin Hartley guinea pig is an outbred general-purpose model used in asthma, nutrition, otology and pharmacology studies. It is also used in the study of anaphylaxis, delayed hypersensitivity and infectious disease. This model is also source of serum complement.