Giant African pouched rats
are also quite robust and resilient to tropical diseases.
Giant African pouched rats as detectors of tuberculosis in human sputum: Comparison of two techniques for sputum presentation.
Teaching giant African pouched rats to find landmines: Operant conditioning with real consequences.
The study, utilizing trained giant African pouched rats
, analyzed sputum samples of 10,523 patients from five Direct Observation Treatment Short-Course (DOTS) centers in Tanzania.
Inspired by their childhood pets, staff of the Belgian organisation APOPO are training African pouched rats
to sniff out buried explosives at a research station in Tanzania.
African pouched rats
for the detection of pulmonary tuberculosis in sputum samples.
Landmine detection by giant African pouched rats
(Cricetomys gambianus): A comparison of two strategies.